WHO’S IN IT?

Clint Eastwood (Million Dollar Baby), Bradley Cooper (American Sniper), Laurence Fishburne (Mystic River), Michael Peña (The Martian), Dianne Wiest (Hannah and her Sisters), Andy García (The Untouchables), Alison Eastwood (Breakfast of Champions), Taissa Farmiga (The Nun), Ignacio Serricchio (The Wedding Ringer), Loren Dean (Space Cowboys), Victor Rasuk (Fifty Shades of Grey), Manny Montana (Blackhat), Clifton Collins Jr. (Traffic), Noel Gugliemi (Street Kings), Robert LaSardo (Death Race), Eugene Cordero (Kong: Skull Island)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Clint Eastwood (Unforgiven), director, producer; Nick Schenk (Gran Torino), writer; Dan Friedkin (Hot Summer Nights), Jessica Meier (The 15:17 to Paris), Tim Moore (Sully: Miracle on the Hudson), Kristina Rivera (American Sniper) and Bradley Thomas (There’s Something About Mary), producers; Arturo Sandoval (At Middleton), composer; Yves Bélanger (Dallas Buyers Club), cinematographer; Joel Cox (Changeling), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Leo Sharp (Eastwood) is an 80-something World War II veteran who’s broke, alone, and facing foreclosure on his business. Desperate, he accepts a job that just requires him to drive, which at first seems simple enough – until he discovers that he’s just signed on as a drug courier for a Mexican cartel. Nonetheless, he proves to be quite good at drug smuggling, so much so that his cargo and his pay increases dramatically, but as his money problems become a thing of the past, Leo struggles to keep his past mistakes from weighing too heavily on him, especially when he’s being watched by hard-charging DEA agent Colin Bates (Cooper)…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

After a rare career dip with his dire directorial effort The 15:17 to Paris, Clint Eastwood returns to the director’s chair – as well on the screen in his first acting role in over six years – with this thrilling true story about one of the world’s oldest drug mules.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 25TH JANUARY 2019