Clint Eastwood, farewell to cinema: Juror #2 could be the last film

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Clint Eastwood’s film career, actor of 63 films, director of 45 and producer of 52, could close with Judge #2working title oflatest film in the making by the Hollywood legend. Despite the artist, who will perform next May 31st 93 years oldhas not released official statements about his future work intentions, the news was reported by several sources, including the American newspaper Discussing Film.


The details about Judge #2which will be produced and distributed by Warner Bros, the production company for which Eastwood has worked for nearly 50 years and has made 10 films, including Gran Turin, Invictus, American Sniper, Sully, Richard Jewell and the recent Cry Macho – Homecoming, are not yet known. There plot of the thriller would focus on the figure of a juror in a murder trial who, after realizing that he bears some responsibility in the death of the victim, faces the dilemma of revealing the facts and forming or manipulating the jury to ensure impunity. The role of hero of Eastwood’s 40th feature has not yet been assigned, but the director intends to entrust it to a young Hollywood star. Unlike the last films he directed, the film script of the last work would then be completely original.


After initial television roles in the 1950s and 1960s, Eastwood reached the success thanks to the interpretations ofUnnamed man in the Dollar Trilogydirected by Sergio Leone and composed by For a bunch of dollars (1964), For a few dollars more (1965) and the good, the bad and the ugly (1966), and ofInspector Callaghan in the detective series Dirty Harryconsisting of 5 films ranging from Inspector Callaghan: The Scorpio case is yours! (1971) a Bet with death (1988). The debut at direction it goes back to the film instead Shiver in the night (1971) in which, as in many other projects realized subsequently, Eastwood was also the protagonist. Among the best-known masterpieces made behind the camera also appear the western The ruthless (1992), the romantic The bridges of Madison County (1995) where Eastwood starred with Meryl Streep, Mystic River (2003) with Sean Penn and Kevin Bacon, Million Dollar Baby (2004), Changelings (2008) with Angelina Jolie and Gran Turin (2008). Among the countless biopics or films based on true stories favorites of the director appear bird (1988), story of jazz saxophonist Charlie “Bird” Parker, J. Edgar (2011), starring Leonardo DiCaprio as ex-FBI chief J. Edgar Hoover, The Courier – The Mule (2018), based on the true story of WWII veteran Leo Sharp, who later became a courier for the Sinaloa Cartel, and Richard Jewell (2019), focused on the security guard of the same name who in 1996 had thwarted the attack on the Atlanta Olympics and was then accused of having organized the attempted massacre.


Over the course of a remarkable film career, Eastwood has won four Academy Awards in the categories Best Movie And Best directionwon as a pair respectively for the films The ruthless And Million Dollar Babyand also got a application for Best Film with American Sniper (2014) and the victory of a Oscar in memory of Irving G. Thalberg as a producer and of you are Golden Globes. The artist, also composer of some twenty soundtrackshas also received several awards for original music.