Los Angeles, Aug 10 (IANS) US-based on-demand streaming website Netflix has announced an anthology of actors Western Joel and Ethan Coen, also known as the Coen brothers, called “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs”.
A day after announcing a deal with David Letterman for a new talk series set for 2018, Netflix on Wednesday announced it will debut the anthology which too will premiere next year, reports ew.com.
According to a press release issued: “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”.
The anthology will be written and directed by the Coen brothers and executive produced by Megan Ellison and Sue Naegle from Annapurna Television.
Coens borthers said in a joint statement: “We are streaming motherf-ers!”
The Netflix original content VP Cindy Holland added: “The Coens are visionary directors, masterful storytellers, and colorful linguists. We are thrilled for Netflix to become home to the full range of their talents.”