Coens’ Netflix Western

(Pictured above: Tim Blake Nelson in the Coen Brothers’ ‘Oh, Brother, Where Art Thou?’)

“We are streaming motherfuckers!”

Film writing and directing team Joel and Ethan Coen have announced they are working on a Netflix project called The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, a Western anthology scheduled for 2018.

The Ballad will include six stories about the American frontier, each one featuring “a distinct story about the American West.” Tim Blake Nelson, who played Delmar O’Donnell in the Coens’ Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?, will star as Buster. Additional cast listed on iMDB includes James, Franco, Zoe Kazan and Tyne Daly.

The anthology is being produced by Annapurna Television.

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