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[08/09/17 - 10:40 AM]
The Coen Brothers Come to Netflix in the New Western Anthology "The Ballad of Buster Scruggs"
The project will star Tim Blake Nelson as Buster, and many others.







BALLAD OF BUSTER SCRUGGS, THE (NETFLIX)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
8/9/17
STATUS:
currently in development (2018-2019 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to series
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
six episodes
DESCRIPTION:
(from Netflix's press release, August 2017) The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, a new Netflix original project to be written and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen, and produced by Annapurna Television, is coming in 2018 for Netflix members around the world. The Western anthology will feature six tales about the American frontier told through the unique and incomparable voice of Joel and Ethan Coen. Each chapter will feature a distinct story about the American West. The project will star Tim Blake Nelson as Buster, and many others. Academy Award(R) winners Joel and Ethan Coen will write and direct the anthology, as well as serve as executive producers. Megan Ellison and Sue Naegle from Annapurna Television will also serve as executive producers, along with longtime Coen Brothers collaborator Robert Graf. The Ballad of Buster Scruggs is an Annapurna Television production and will premiere in 2018.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Tim Blake Nelson as Buster
CREW INFORMATION:
· Ethan Coen as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Joel Coen as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Megan Ellison as EP
· Robert Graf as EP
· Sue Naegle as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Annapurna Television