The Coen Brother Hivemind Channels Their Creative Mojo Towards “Unbroken”


By: James Silverwolfe

Joel and have been tapped by Angelina Jolie (but actually Universal) to write a draft of , which funny enough seems to be quite difficult to break a story on the IP.

Project is based on the non-fiction book “Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption” written by Laura Hillenbrand and follows the true story of Louis Zamperini, a former Olympian, and his two crewmates when their plane crashes at sea during World War II and floats adrift for 47 days until capture and sent to a POW camp by the Japanese Navy.

Producing will be Mick Garris, Matthew Baer and Erwin Stoff.

The Coens last wrote/produced/directed “True Grit” and will soon see the release of their next movie “Inside Llewyn Davis”.

They are repped by .



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