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Netflix announces Coen Brothers project amid massive week of content commissions

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs is Netflix’s third announcement in three days

It has been another massive week of content commissions at Netflix.

The third major announcement in three days is for The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, a new Netflix original project to be written and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen, coming in 2018 for Netflix members around the world.

The Western anthology will feature six tales about the American frontier told through the unique and incomparable voice of Joel and Ethan Coen. Each chapter will feature a distinct story about the American West. The project will star Tim Blake Nelson as Buster, and many others.

“We are streaming motherfuckers!,” said Joel Coen and Ethan Coen after the announcement was made.

Earlier this week Netflix revealed it had acquired Millarworld and then a day later announced David Letterman would be making content for the platform.

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