Clint Eastwood’s new movie ‘Cry Macho’ to release on October
Warner Bros. has declared an October 22 release date for Clint Eastwood’s latest film, “Cry Macho.”
The Western story depends on the 1975 novel by N. Richard Nash and stars Eastwood alongside Eduardo Minett and Dwight Yoakam.
The screenplay is composed by Nash and Nick Schenk.
Set in 1978, Eastwood plays a one-time rodeo star and washed up horse breeder who accepts a job from an ex-boss to bring the man’s young child home and away from his alcoholic mother. Crossing rural Mexico on their back method to Texas, the far-fetched pair faces a unexpectedly challenging journey, during which the world-weary horseman may track down his own sense of redemption through teaching the boy being a decent man.
The tale was initially written as a screenplay before Nash turned it into a novel, and Eastwood first considered adjusting it in 1988. Arnold Schwarzenegger was set to star in a version directed by Brad Furman that was declared at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival, however it was canceled after his separation from Maria Shriver.
The 90-year old chief and entertainer has kept making successful films long past the age that most directors slow down.
His last film as director, “Richard Jewell,” netted $44 million worldwide and got a supporting actress award nomination for Kathy Bates. Paul Walter Hauser starred as the real-life security guard whose life turned chaotic after he was recorded as a potential suspect in the Olympic Park bombarding during the 1996 Atlanta Olympics in the wake of having found a suspicious abandoned backpack.
Eastwood’s 2018 delivery “The Mule,” where he likewise starred, told the story of a retired man who turns into a drug courier and grossed $185 million around the world.