Also in the interview Eastwood seems to be leaning toward putting an end to his career as an actor and sticking to behind the camera work. When discussing the topic he answered, “Yeah, it’ll probably be my last… I’ll be drummed out of it after this one.” He goes on to say, “Nah, I’m just kidding,” but in a moment of seriousness he does add a final note saying, “It was fun. But I’m not destined to do too many more. I’ve been happy doing the ones I haven’t been in.”
Gran Torino will see Eastwood as a grouchy widower spurred to tough action when his neighborhood is beset by violent gangs. The film gets its title from his character’s vintage 1973 Ford Gran Torino. Clint was quoted in a prior interview saying of his character:
You can check out the poster for the film below and also see Eastwood’s latest effort Changeling, starring Angelina Jolie, this weekend.