Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr
Empire
Trending On Empire
The Big 2015 Movie Preview
The 50 Best Films Of 2014
Review Of The Year 2014
Subscribe To Empire!
Get 12 issues from just £25
Must-Have Movie Collectibles
Bid on some classic memorabilia
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
TODAY
Podcast #151: Julianne Moore, Neill Blomkamp, Terri Tatchell
The Moore, the merrier
New Poster For Brad Bird's Tomorrowland: A World Beyond
George Clooney has never looked so good in a cornfield
Exclusive: Neill Blomkamp Shares More About His Alien Movie
'At least one film, if not more...'
The Expendables Take Aim At TV
Sylvester Stallone is shepherding a spin-off show
Extended Fast & Furious 7 Clip Online
'Let's get to work...'
Allison Janney On For Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children
She's joined Tim Burton's latest
Jason Blum Enters A Wilderness Of Error
Adapting the book by Errol Morris
Trailer For No Escape Breaks Out Online
Coup coup g'joob
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
13 February 2015
Willem Dafoe Heads For The Great Wall
Co-starring with Matt Damon in the fantasy action film
More Movie News

RELATED FUTURE FILMS
Seventh Son
27 March 2015
More Future Films

RELATED REVIEWS
Inherent Vice (2015)
Empire Star Rating
Unbroken (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Interstellar (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Sin City 2: A Dame To Kill For (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Begin Again (2014)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

Full True Grit Trailer Is Here
And it is glorious

04 October 2010  |  Written by James White  

submit to reddit

Well, that didn’t take long, now did it? With the True Grit teaser trailer whetting our appetite and the moody, effective poster following soon after, we suppose it was only a matter of time before the full trailer followed on. And here it is, courtesy of Yahoo, for your viewing pleasure.

While the teaser offered just a hint of the great stuff to come, this new full trailer really shows what the Coens have done with Charles Portis’ novel. This time around, we get a lot more of everyone, particularly Matt Damon’s LaBeouf (serving up some comic relief to leaven the tension) and Josh Brolin’s scowling, injured villain, Tom Chaney.

But the footage is owned, of course, by Jeff Bridges as the eye patch-sporting Marshal Reuben “Rooster” J Cogburn, a man quick to pull the trigger, who initially has little time for Mattie Ross (Hailee Steinfeld), who comes to him to ask for help in hunting down Chaney after he murders her father.

Steinfeld also looks to be a real find, blending Ross’ backbone with the vulnerability of a 14-year-old farm girl in a tough man’s world.

With a blistering Johnny Cash tune on the soundtrack, this does nothing to add to our anticipation for the movie. Because we were already at the maximum level of anticipation allowed by law...

True Grit arrives on Christmas Day across the pond and on January 14 here.


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

Sony Animation Finds The Familiars
From the director of Pixar's Presto
Todd Field Accepts The Creed Of Violence
Update: He's got the funds to make it

Your Comments

RE: Full True Grit Trailer Is Here
Looks fucking..... AWESOME! I loved the original, but this is one remake I'll gladly queue up for...! More

Posted by DazDaMan at 17:56 on 05 October 2010 | Report This Post

RE: Full True Grit Trailer Is Here
True Grit? More like True Yes Please! More

Posted by The Todge at 00:53 on 05 October 2010 | Report This Post


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
Rogues Gallery: Stephen Graham
The Hyena star on his most memorable turns

Liam Neeson Takes Manhattan
Empire heads behind the scenes on Run All Night

Showrunner Beau Willimon Reveals 8 House Of Cards Secrets
On Kevin Spacey’s dog-dispatching and more…

21 Great Movie Cons
Fleece your friends with these duplicitous devices...

Empire's New Spectre Issue Covers
First look at Bond 24 in Empire's April issue

Vote For The Jameson Empire Awards 2015!
Your mission is clear...

Sleeping Beauties: The Story Behind 12 Of Cinema's Unlikeliest Hits
They came, they saw, they surprisingly conquered

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Get 12 Issues Of Empire For Only £25!

Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month!

Subscribe today

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire iPad Edition Today

Subscribe and save maney on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Get 12 issues of Empire for just £25!
Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire iPad Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  iPad  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)