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Clint Eastwood filming Hereafter in London

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Clint Eastwood and Matt Damon have recently been filming their latest movie Hereafter at the Charles Dickens Museum in London.

Scripted by Peter Morgan, the IMDb plot summary says it is:

A supernatural thriller centered on three people – a blue-collar American, a French journalist and a London school boy – who are touched by death in different ways.

Check out more photos here and some production info at Wikipedia.

 

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Invictus one sheet poster

Invictus poster

Above is the first official one sheet poster for Invictus, the upcoming film based on Nelson Mandela‘s life during the 1995 Rugby World Cup in South Africa.

Directed by Clint Eastwood, it stars Morgan Freeman as the then South African President and Matt Damon as Francois Pienaar, the South African team captain.

Warner Bros will be be pushing it for an Oscar campaign and it is due for release in the US on December 11th and in the UK on Friday 5th February.

Images taken on the set surfaced on a South African website and can be seen here.

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Interesting Random

John Humphrys interviews Clint Eastwood in 1967

John Humphrys is now famous for grilling politicians on the Today programme on Radio 4 but back in 1967 he interviewed a young Clint Eastwood.

The actor was in the UK on a promotional tour for a Fistful of Dollars, which was then getting released at cinemas.

It is heartening to think that both of them are still going strong in their respective careers.

[Link via Cinebeats]

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Matt Damon, Morgan Freeman and Clint Eastwood on the set of Invictus

Invictus is the title of the film based on Nelson Mandela‘s life during the 1995 Rugby World Cup in South Africa.

Directed by Clint Eastwood, the film stars Morgan Freeman as the then South African President Mandela and Matt Damon as Francois Pienaar, the South African team captain.

Based on the John Carlin book Playing the Enemy: Nelson Mandela and the Game That Changed a Nation, it is due for release in the US in December.

However images taken on the set have surfaced on a South African website.

Matt Damon as Francois Pienaar
Matt Damon as Francois Pienaar

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Morgan Freeman as Nelson Mandela
Morgan Freeman as Nelson Mandela
Clint Eastwood on the set of Invictus
Clint Eastwood on the set of Invictus

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> Invictus at the IMDb
> Find out more about Francois PienaarNelson Mandela and the 1995 Rugby World Cup at Wikipedia

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Trailers

Trailer: Gran Torino

Gran Torino is released in the US on December 17th and in the UK on February 20th 2009