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Who would go to see a remake of the classic "True Grit"?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by True Grit, Oct 2, 2010.

  1. True Grit

    True Grit Songster

    Now I like Jeff Bridges as much as anyone but why anyone would feel the need to remake "True Grit" is beyond me. How could they possibly improve on it? The casting was inspired, the cinematography was beautiful, and really, how dare anyone follow the Duke as Rooster Cogburn? I think I'll go watch the old one right now....
    Last edited: Oct 2, 2010

  2. mom'sfolly

    mom'sfolly Crowing

    Feb 15, 2007
    Austin area, Texas
    Some people have no shame....

    I include the folks who remade Pyscho and Rear Window in this assessment!
  3. MustLoveHens

    MustLoveHens Songster

    Sep 1, 2010
    Albion, Wisconsin
    Gah! Who on God's Green Earth can replace The Duke as Rooster Cogburn? And why would anyone want too? Plus Kim Darby will always be Mattie! When will people learn to leave well enough alone!!!! What's next a remake of the Wizard of Oz or Gone With the Wind?
  4. sheila3935

    sheila3935 Songster

    Jul 10, 2010
    Stonington, illinois
    They already did a remake of Wizard of Oz. The Wiz with Michael Jackson. Really dumb IMO. But really replace John Wayne. Wont, cant happen.
  5. FarmerJamie

    FarmerJamie Songster

    Mar 21, 2010
    Sacrilege!!!!! The Duke would sissy-slap Jeffy into the next county. What next? Johnny Depp as Ben Hur?

  6. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    The fact that he would take that role and think people would go see it is beyond me. No one can ever replace John Wayne in any of his roles. There is a reason no one has done it so far.
  7. vogelzang

    vogelzang In the Brooder

    Jul 23, 2010
    [​IMG] john wayne is sooo awesome [​IMG] it makes me so mad [​IMG] [​IMG] that they would make another movie the only one that could play in it would be john wayne him self.but we all know why he cant play in it [​IMG]

  8. WoodlandWoman

    WoodlandWoman Crowing

    May 8, 2007
    I told my husband they are remaking this movie and when I got to the part where Jeff Bridges is going to play John Wayne, you should have seen his eyes roll! [​IMG]

    I've had my amusement for the morning!
  9. twentynine

    twentynine Songster

    Jun 14, 2009
    Nope can't redo True Grit, John Wayne is gone.
  10. Stumpy

    Stumpy Songster

    Apr 15, 2008
    What a waste! I even named one of my dogs Rooster Cogburn and I don't even like most westerns! I refuse to acknowledge it in any way ;-).

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