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
Dianne Wiest as Mary
Alison Eastwood as Iris
Taissa Farmiga as Ginny
Release Date - December 14, 2018
Genre - Biography, Drama, Crime
Directed by - Clint Eastwood
Produced by - Clint Eastwood
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
Distributed by - Warner Bros..
Country - United States
Language - English