25 February 2013 7:52 PM, PST | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

Angelina Jolie's sophomore directorial effort, originally written by Gladiator and Les Misérables scribe William Nicholson, is getting a rewrite from Joel and Ethan Coen. Unbroken follows Lou Zamperini, a 1936 Olympian turned WWII Pow. Jolie, who joined the project in December, "has spent weeks searching for top-flight writers to tackle the project, with sources saying the director was extremely choosy." The Coens have been nominated for five screenplay Oscars, and they wrote The Big Lebowski, so the choosiness paid off. »

- Zach Dionne

Report a problem

Similar News Items

Angelina Jolie
Ethan Coen
Joel Coen

IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners