After more than six decades, and almost 50 films behind him, both as an actor and a director, it seems that Clint Eastwood may be about to end his legendary career. Yesterday we learned that the teacher the tape is beginning that can be the end point of an entire career.
According to the news, the film will land at Warner Bros, where Eastwood has been developing his projects for almost 50 years. Since the release of ‘Gran Torino’ in 2008, Eastwood has directed exclusively for Warner Bros, directing 10 more films for the studio, including ‘Invictus,’ ‘Sully,’ ‘The Sniper,’ and ‘Richard Jewell.’ His most recent film, ‘Cry Macho,’ was released simultaneously on HBOMax and Warner Bros in September 2021.
What do we know about the latest Clint Eastwood movie?
As for details on Eastwood’s latest project, it’s rumored to be a thriller currently titled ‘Juror #2’ (‘Juror #2’). People say that The story centers on a juror in a murder trial who realizes that he may be the murderer and struggles with the dilemma of turning himself in or manipulating the jury to get his way..
No further information has been released, but it has been hinted that the filmmaker is eyeing a young Hollywood star for the lead role.
Although Eastwood is insistent on writing and directing the film, it’s unclear if this will truly be his final project. Despite the fact that the film is internally labeled as such, the director has not personally declared his intentions regarding his retirement. However, the four-time Oscar winner, who will turn 93 in May and who has been in the director’s chair for more than 5 decades, is likely to consider retirement after this project.
‘Juror #2’ will be the 40th film directed by Eastwood, complementing a legacy along with his acting career. In addition to Best Director and Best Picture awards for “Unforgiven” and “Million Dollar Baby,” Eastwood’s one-take method and ability to deliver below-budget movies have set him apart from other directors in Hollywood. He also earned Academy Award nominations for films like “Mystic River” and “Letters from Iwo Jima,” as well as the 2008 drama “The Swap,” starring Angelina Jolie.