Clint Eastwood's Cry Machos slated for Oct 2021
The film, which also features Eduardo Minett and Dwight Yoakam, is based on a novel by author N Richard Nash
Well-known filmmaker Clint Eastwood's next project, Cry Macho, will release in the US on October 22.
Eastwood has directed and also stars in, will debut both in theatres and on streamer HBO Max.
The veteran stars as a one-time rodeo star and washed-up horse breeder who, in 1978, takes a job from an ex-boss to bring the man's young son home and away from his alcoholic mom.
Crossing rural Mexico on their back way to Texas, the unlikely pair faces an unexpectedly challenging journey, during which the world-weary horseman may find his own sense of redemption through teaching the boy what it means to be a good man.
The film, which also features Eduardo Minett and Dwight Yoakam, is based on a novel by author N Richard Nash, Nash had also penned the screenplay with Nick Schenk before his death in 2000.
Eastwood, 90, has produced Cry Macho in collaboration with Albert S. Ruddy, Tim Moore, and Jessica Meier.
Cry Macho opens on the same weekend as Paramount's Snake Eyes and Edgar Wright-directorial "Last Night in Soho"