Tommy Lee Jones

Tommy Lee Jones to remake 1972 film The Cowboys

Actor Tommy Lee Jones is set to write and direct a remake of John Wayne’s classic 1972 film The Cowboys.

The Men In Black star will revamp the movie, based on a novel by William Dale Jennings, for modern audiences in his third project as director, reports

The original starred Wayne and Bruce Dern and followed the story of a rancher forced to train a group of novices for a cattle drive.

Jones previously stepped behind the camera for 2005’s The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada, while he has also directed forthcoming drama The Homesman, in which he co-stars with Meryl Streep, James Spader and Hilary Swank.

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SAG Awards Winners 2013: The Complete List

The Hollywood awards season continued Sunday with the 19th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards. With two awards, Lincoln was the top winner in the film categories. Argo nabbed the award for best cast. For television, 30 Rock was the top earner with two awards. Downton Abbey and Modern Family scored the best cast awards.

A complete list of winners at  19th Screen Actors Guild Awards:


Actor: Daniel Day-Lewis, “Lincoln”

Actress: Jennifer Lawrence, “Silver Linings Playbook”

Supporting actor: Tommy Lee Jones, “Lincoln”

Supporting actress: Anne Hathaway, “Les Miserables”

Cast: “Argo”

Stunt ensemble: “Skyfall”



Actor in a movie or miniseries: Kevin Costner “Hatfields & McCoys”

Actress in a movie or miniseries: Julianne Moore, “Game Change”

Actor in a drama series: Bryan Cranston, “Breaking Bad”

Actress in a drama series: Claire Danes, “Homeland”

Actor in a comedy series: Alec Baldwin, “30 Rock”

Actress in a comedy series: Tina Fey, “30 Rock”

Drama series cast: “Downton Abbey”

Comedy series cast: “Modern Family”

Stunt ensemble: “Game of Thrones”


Life Achievement: Dick Van Dyke