If you thought that COVID-19 would decelerate Clint Eastwood, you would be incorrect. Deadline has reported that Eastwood is slated to direct and star in an adaptation of N. Richard Nash’s “Cry Macho” for Warner Bros.
Sources advised Deadline that Warner Bros. hasn’t formally greenlit the movie, however that Clint Eastwood has already begun location scouting. CRY MACHO will discover Eastwood taking part in a “one-time rodeo star and washed up horse breeder who, in 1978, takes a job from an ex-boss to introduce the person’s younger son residence and away from his alcoholic mother. Crossing rural Mexico on their back technique to Texas, the unlikely pair faces an unexpectedly difficult journey, throughout which the world-weary horseman may discover his personal sense of redemption by means of educating the boy what it means to be a great man.” Certainly seems like one thing in Eastwood’s wheelhouse; put together your self for lots of squinty grunting. N. Richard Nash can be adapting his personal novel together with Nick Schenk.
Clint Eastwood’s last movie was RICHARD JEWELL, which advised the story of security guard Richard Jewell’s (Paul Walter Hauser) discovery of a bomb throughout the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. Initially hailed as a hero, Jewell discovered himself wrongly accused of getting positioned the bomb himself. Eastwood’s last starring efficiency was in THE MULE (he additionally directed), which advised the story of Leo Sharp, a World War II veteran who grew to become a drug courier for the Sinaloa Cartel in his 80s.