According to the Hollywood Reporter, Eastwood knew that the next movie would be his last and wanted a project that would allow him to leave in a dignified manner. Eastwood has never been a great, overarching, emotional director affect work attitude to make your own movies. It would be fitting that “Jury #2” doesn’t feel like the end of a great career, but instead is a candid story told in Eastwood’s light, concise style.
The screenplay for “Jury 2” was written by Jonathan Abrams, formerly an associate producer of the 2013 sci-fi film “Ecape Plan” with Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone. Eastwood previously asked Charlize Theron to appear, but she was unable to appear for undisclosed reasons. Theron almost appeared in Eastwood’s 2011 biopic “J. Edgar”. but also abandoned that project.
Eastwood will also produce — he has produced most of his recent projects — alongside Adam Goodman (“Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”), as well as Tim Moore and Jessica Meier, the co-producing duo did. with Eastwood for two years. many decade.
While Eastwood initially built his onscreen reputation playing tough guys, violent heroes, and skeptics, his films as a director tend to be quieter. so calm that it was almost sleepwalking. He enjoys simple performances, ambiguous photography, illusions, and no-frills sound design. His heroes tend to be every man and every woman, who are often abused by a larger system they resent and have no control over. Even so, “Hereafter” rarely has supernatural elements in his films. If his last film was a lighthearted, moral struggle of a man tempted by complacency, it would certainly fit.