surprisingly stands as the Coen brother’s biggest box-office success to date. The film opened wider than any Coen brothers film, across 3,047 venues, and yet earned a robust $8,402 per-theater average—a validation of the film’s strength in the marketplace. The film’s success could be attributed to several facts: The simple case of the right film released at the right time. Of course one can also argue that the Coen brother’s fan base has grown since winning the Academy award for No Country For Old Me;, or perhaps audiences were desperately in need of a new “old style” western. Whatever
the case, the film performed above expectations, which leaves everyone wondering what their next project might be?
There is still the possibility of adapting To the White Sea, a project they have had their eye on for quite some time but have not attempted to take a stab at it,