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Coen brothers writing new film about Silk Road kingpin

Fox has brought on board none other than Joel and Ethan Coen for its film about Ross William Ulbricht, the man behind darknet market The Silk Road who was charged in 2015 with money laundering, computer hacking, conspiracy to traffic narcotics, and procuring murder.

It's a big deal for Lebowski fans as the Dude's beach house is up for

The dude no longer abides. In fact, he's moving up the property ladder. The house occupied by Jeff Bridges in The Big Lebowski has been placed on the market. But unemployed pot smokers who spend the hours of daylight wearing a dressing gown will almost certainly be unable to afford it.

Good to go: The real rawhide

If the Coen brothers sparked a desire to experience the Wild West with True Grit, then you might be tempted by Ranch Rider's holidays. A stay at Lonesome Spur, in the foothills of the Beartooth Mountains in Montana, lets you play at being a cowboy by helping with calving and rounding up cattle during spring. A week, with all meals, activities and transfers included, costs £679 per person and is valid for a start date of 23 or 24 April. Flights not included.

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Whatever happened to the original Mattie Ross?

When she starred opposite John Wayne in the 1969 western True Grit, Kim Darby could easily have been forgiven for believing the role would be the start of a long and glittering career. In truth, though, defying predictions that a star was born, she has made no films of note since.