Oscar-winning filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen are transitioning to a tiny shade with a new Western anthology for Netflix Inc, a online streaming association pronounced on Wednesday, a latest talent to join a platform’s flourishing roster.
FILE PHOTO: Directors Joel Coen (L) and Ethan Coen poise for a print in Los Angeles, California, Nov 15, 2013.
The Coen brothers, famous for smart crime thrillers such as “Fargo” and “No Country For Old Men,” will write and approach “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs,” a six-part anthology array set in a American limit and starring Tim Blake Nelson as Buster, Netflix pronounced in a statement.
The array will entrance in 2018, and comes after a success of wire network FX’s anthology array “Fargo,” an enlargement of a Coen brothers’ 1996 film of a same name. The Coens are executive producers on a “Fargo” array though did not write or approach any episodes.
The news follows on a heels of Netflix’s proclamation this week that David Letterman was returning to radio with a six-part talk array for a streaming height due subsequent year, and a merger of comics publisher Millarworld.
It also comes after Disney, a world’s biggest party company, pronounced this week that it would stop providing new cinema to Netflix starting in 2019 in sequence to launch the possess streaming use and constraint digital viewers who are transfer normal television.
Netflix, along with rivals such as Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) and Time Warner Inc’s (TWX.N) HBO, is spending billions of dollars to buy and furnish the possess calm and tide it true to consumers.