Eastwood to Direct, Star in Movie About Elderly Drug Runner

Clint Eastwood is set to star in and direct a true crime film about an 80-year-old drug runner.

Variety reports the movie, titled The Mule, will see Eastwood portray Earl Stone who, unbeknownst to him, signs on as a drug runner for the Mexican cartel.

He catches the attention of DEA agent Colin Bates, portrayed by Bradley Cooper. This will mark Eastwood’s first acting role since 2012’s Trouble With the Curve.

A release date for The Mule has not been set yet.

For IGN’s thoughts on Eastwood’s last two movies, read our reviews of The 15:17 to Paris and Sully.

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