Clint Eastwood Rumored to Step in for Spielberg as American Sniper Director
After Steven Spielberg recently dropped out of American Sniper, it’s being rumored that the project may have found a new director with Clint Eastwood.
Twitch has announced that it seems like Warner Brothers has chosen Eastwood as Spielberg’s replacement. Eastwood, whose last directorial effort was 2011’s J. Edgar, also has adaptation of Jersey Boys lined up likely before going into American Sniper. The Hollywood Reporter later confirmed that Eastwood is in talks for the project.
It’s also likely that Bradley Cooper will still be in American Sniper’s title role as Navy SEAL sniper Chris Ryan. Cooper has also recently been discussed as the lead for Red Blooded American, a Lance Armstrong biopic.
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