First Trailers: Clint Eastwood Is “The Mule”

First Trailers Clint Eastwood Is The Mule

Warner Bros. Pictures has released the first trailers for “The Mule,” Clint Eastwood’s latest directorial effort which sees him re-teaming with his “American Sniper” star Bradley Cooper.

Eastwood play Earl Stone, a World War II veteran in his 90s who is broke, alone, and facing foreclosure of his business when he is offered a job as a drug courier for a Mexican cartel.

After being assigned a menacing handler, Stone also attracts attention from DEA agent Colin Bates (Cooper). Diane Wiest, Michael Pena, Laurence Fishburne, Clifton Collins, Jr., and Taissa Farmiga co-star.

The project marks Eastwood’s first time both directing and acting in a project since 2008’s “Gran Torino” and is said to be tonally along the lines of that film.

“The Mule” is currently scheduled to open nationwide on December 14th.