Judge #2that is to say Juror n.2. This is the working title of the film he is working on Clint Eastwood. But for the legend of Hollywoodwho will turn 93 on May 31st, this would not only be the last job in a chronological sense: according to reports – among others – the American newspaper Discussing Filmthe actor and director is reportedly preparing to wrap up his impressive film career, which has seen him star in 63 films, direct 45 and produce 52.
The last film will be produced and distributed by Warner Bros, where Eastwood has been developing designs for nearly 50 years. From the release of Gran Turin in 2008, Eastwood directed exclusively for the studio making 10 films, among them Invictus, Sully, American sniper And Richard Jewell. His most recent work Cry Machowas distributed by HBO Max and Warner Bros in September 2021.
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The new movie
With regard to Judge #2it seems that the story focuses on a juror in a murder trial who realizes that he is somehow responsible for the death of the victim and is therefore faced with the moral dilemma of manipulating the jury to save himself or reveal what happened and turn himself in .
Contrary to Eastwood’s latest films, all inspired by real people or true events, the script of this film would be completely original. Few certainties even for the leading role, but it seems Clint is thinking of a young Hollywood star.
A unique cinematic legacy
However, it must be said that Eastwood has not personally declared his intentions regarding the withdrawal, but the news bounces from several sources. Judge #2 it will be his 45th film, which represents an unparalleled cinematic legacy alongside his career as an all too often underrated actor.
The beginnings and success
After a few television roles between the fifties and sixties, Clint Eastwood achieved notoriety above all for having played theUnnamed man in the Dollar trilogy: For a bunch of dollars (1964), For a Few Dollars More (1965) and the good, the bad and the ugly (1966), all directed by Sergio Leone. Then, to further increase his fame, came the role of theInspector Callaghan – with his famous pistol .44 Magnums – in the detective series Dirty Harryin all 5 films: from Inspector Callaghan: The Scorpio case is yours! of 1971 y Bet with death of 1988.
In 1971 he made his directorial debut with Shiver in the nightin which he was also the protagonist, and in the following decades, alongside successful films directed by others, he signed several highly acclaimed projects such as The ruthless, Mystic river, Million dollar baby, Gran Turinoften also carving out roles as an actor.
Eastwood has often dabbled in biopics and true stories, from bird from 1988 which chronicled the life of the jazz saxophonist Charlie “Bird” Parker to the most recent J. Edgar with Leonardo Dicapriocentered on the figure of the infamous former head of theFBI J. Edgar Hoover.
Then Jersey boys with Christopher Walkenbased on the true story of the blues band The four seasons, American sniper with Bradley Cooperfocused on the autobiography of the military and sniper Chris Kyle, Sully with Tom Hanksbased on the autobiography of the aircraft pilot Chesley Sullenberger.
It’s still: The courier – The mule starring Eastwood himself and based on the last years of the life of Leo Sharpcourier for the Sinaloa Cartel And Richard Jewell with Sam Rockwellwhich focuses on the true story of the security guard of the same name who foiled the bombing of olympics of Atalanta of 1996 to then be himself accused of being the bomber.
In his career he has won four Oscars, for best director and best picture for The ruthless in 1992, and again for Best Director and Film for Million dollar baby in 2005, then being nominated again for American sniper of 2014. He also won an Oscar in memory Irving G. Thalberg as a producer and you are Golden Globes. In addition, he has composed about twenty soundtracks for his films, also receiving awards for original music. In the United States alone, his films have grossed more than $1.71 billion, with an average of $37 million per film.