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Turturro wants Big Lebowski spinoff

1 of 1 John Turturro wants to bring character Jesus Quintana back to the big screen
John Turturro wants to bring character Jesus Quintana back to the big screen

John Turturro wants to make a Big Lebowski spinoff, the actor has confirmed.

He is seeking permission from the Coen brothers to bring his character from the film, Jesus Quintana, back to the big screen.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Turturro said at the Taormina Film Festival: "If I can get the permission I need, I'd like to return to that role."

However, the Coen brothers do not seem as interested in revisiting the world of 'The Dude'.

Ethan Coen told the Toronto Star last year: "He [Turturro] talks incessantly about it. He even has the story worked out, which he's pitched to us a few times, but I can't really remember it. I don't see it in our future."

Turturro's iconic character Jesus was a rival bowler in the 1998 crime comedy which starred Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi and Julianne Moore.

Turturro recently starred alongside Woody Allen in Fading Gigolo, which he also directed.

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