Category: The Mule

First Official Trailer for “The Mule”

The first trailer for “The Mule” has been released. The movie is directed and starred by Clint Eastwood and is set for release on December 14th. The movie also stars Bradley Cooper, Michael Peña, Dianne Wiest, Andy Garcia, Taissa Farmiga, and Laurence Fishburne.

Watch the Trailer Below:

Synopsis:

Eastwood stars as Earl Stone, a man in his 80s who is broke, alone, and facing foreclosure of his business when he is offered a job that simply requires him to drive. Easy enough, but, unbeknownst to Earl, he’s just signed on as a drug courier for a Mexican cartel. He does well—so well, in fact, that his cargo increases exponentially, and Earl is assigned a handler. But he isn’t the only one keeping tabs on Earl; the mysterious new drug mule has also hit the radar of hard-charging DEA agent Colin Bates. And even as his money problems become a thing of the past, Earl’s past mistakes start to weigh heavily on him, and it’s uncertain if he’ll have time to right those wrongs before law enforcement, or the cartel’s enforcers, catch up to him.

Bradley Cooper to Star With Clint Eastwood in ‘The Mule’

Bradley Cooper to Star With Clint Eastwood in ‘The Mule’

Bradley Cooper may be reuniting with Clint Eastwood for his next film.

Sources tell Variety that Cooper is in talks to join Eastwood in “The Mule,” Eastwood’s next directing gig that he also plans to star in.

The film is a co-production between Warner Bros. and Imperative Entertainment, and will mark Eastwood’s first time acting since the baseball drama “Trouble With the Curve.” This could be one of his last on-screen appearances.

The movie follows 90-year-old drug courier Leo Sharp, an award-winning horticulturist and decorated WWII veteran known for his prized daylilies who is busted for running drugs for Mexico’s Sinaloa Cartel, and sent to prison at the age of 90. He was transporting $3 million worth of cocaine through Michigan in his beat-up old pickup truck when he was arrested by the DEA. Sharp was sentenced to just three years in jail after his lawyer argued that his client’s dementia sent him down the wrong path.

Cooper will be the DEA agent who arrests Sharp.

Eastwood will also produce via his Malpaso banner along with Imperative’s Dan Friedkin and Bradley Thomas.

Cooper has been busy putting the finishing touches on “A Star Is Born,” but sources say he had been weighing what would be his next project.

Cooper had been linked to “The Mule” for some time as Eastwood is a big fan of Cooper’s after working together on “American Sniper.”

Cooper is repped by CAA.

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