Jeff Bridges

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This could be awesome.

Jeff Bridges, forever beloved as The Dude in The Big Lebowski, is in talks to reteam with the Coen Brothers on a remake of True Grit, reports Variety. 

The original 1969 version won John Wayne his very first Oscar.

Based on Charles Portis' sublime and hilarious novel about a young woman who enlists a drunken U.S. Marshall named Rooster Cogburn to avenge her father's murder, the Coen's version is said to be truer to the book, which is told from the woman's comically single-minded POV.

The timing could be just right, as Bridges seems on a roll with Iron Man and his Dude-esque turn in The Men Who Stare at Goats with George Clooney. The Coens also have a new film A Serious Man.

And if doesn't work out, they can always go bowling.


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