Friday, December 11, 2009

Coen brothers movie tryout is Saturday in Nashville

How cool is this: they're doing open auditions for their lead!

Paramount Pictures is seeking Caucasian girls, ages 12-16, for the lead in a new Coen brothers feature film entitled “True Grit,” according to a press release. The movie is scheduled to begin shooting in New Mexico and Texas in the spring. No experience necessary. The movie officials are seeking girls for the role of Mattie Ross, a14-year-old “simple, tough as nails young woman.”

The tryout is Saturday 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. at the Sheraton hotel in downtown Nashville. The address is 623 Union St.Bring a current photo to leave, and a parent/guardian should accompany girls trying out.

There is no fee to audition.