Ethan Coen’s Son Was Matt Damon’s TRUE GRIT “Abs Double”

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The Coen Brothers are known for injecting a heavy dose of quirky humor throughout their films, but it seems their dry wit extends to the end credit sequence as well: Buster Coen, the 15-year-old son of writer/director Ethan Coen, was listed as “Mr. Damon’s abs double” on their latest Western masterpiece, True Grit. That job title may raise confusion for those of you who checked out the film-Damon’s character LaBoeuf is never sans shirt-or have ever seen any of Damon’s body…of work (outside of The Informant! pictured above).  Scott Feinberg brought the easter egg to Damon’s attention at a Q&A screening, but he was fully aware and accepting of the Coens’ inside joke. Apparently Buster served as an assistant to the Script Supervisor and requested he be listed under a job that carries a little more weight-or muscle-on set. As if you needed an excuse this thin, there’s now one more reason to see True Grit again before it rides out of theaters.

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  • Kojack10for

    A shirtless Matt-adore….
    poolside by moonlight….
    twirling a red silk shirt….around
    his motorcycle helmet-for-bull….
    doing a flamenco ballet….to
    Liberace playing Malaguena !!!

  • Kojack10for

    You know Prince Charles always likes to sleep’s with his teddy bear;
    and one of his very favorite tunes is (you know who) singing “Wont You Be My Teddy Bear” …….Think how sweet & lovely !!!!!

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