The Mule

The Mule
'The Mule' movie poster, image credit: IMDb

The Mule is an upcoming American crime film produced and directed by Clint Eastwood, who also plays the lead role, and with a screenplay by Nick Schenk based on The New York Times Magazine article "The Sinaloa Cartel's 90-Year-Old Drug Mule" by Sam Dolnick.

The film is based on the true story of Leo Sharp, a World War II veteran in his 80s who became a drug dealer and courier for the Sinaloa Cartel. It is Eastwood's first acting project since 2012's "Trouble with the Curve", and his first starring role in a film directed by himself since 2008's "Gran Torino". Filming began on June 4, 2018 in Atlanta and Augusta, Georgia. It is scheduled to be released on December 14, 2018, by Warner Bros.

Cast - Clint Eastwood as Earl Stone

          Bradley Cooper as Colin Bates

          Laurence Fishburne

          Michael Peña

          Dianne Wiest as Mary

          Andy Garcia

          Alison Eastwood as Iris

          Taissa Farmiga as Ginny

          Ignacio Serricchio

          Loren Dean

          Victor Rasuk

          Manny Montana

Release Date - December 14, 2018

Genre - Biography, Drama, Crime

Directed by - Clint Eastwood

Produced by - Clint Eastwood

                       Dan Friedkin

                       Bradley Thomas

                       Tim Moore

                       Kristina Rivera

                       Jessica Meier

Screenplay by - Nick Schenk

Based on - "The Sinaloa Cartel's 90-Year-Old Drug Mule"

                  by Sam Dolnick

Music by - Arturo Sandoval

Cinematography - Yves Bélanger

Edited by - Joel Cox

Production Company - Imperative Entertainment

                                    Bron Creative

                                    Malpaso Productions

Distributed by - Warner Bros..

Country - United States

Language - English

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