Clint Eastwood ”casts son” in Nelson Mandela biopic

March 19th, 2009 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI  

London, Mar 19 (ANI): Clint Eastwoods son Scott has landed a role in his father’’s untitled Nelson Mandela biopic, according to reports.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Morgan Freeman and Matt Damon have already signed on for the film, which is based on the real-life story of how Mandela united South Africa.

This isnt the first time that Scott has starred in a film directed by his father, reports the BBC.

He starred in both Gran Torino and Flags of Our Fathers. The actor’’s credit usually appears as Scott Reeves.

The film is adapted from John Carlin’’s book, Playing the Enemy: Nelson Mandela and the Game That Made a Nation.

The film revolves around Mandela’’s plan, following his historic election in 1994, to unite the country around the Rugby World Cup. (ANI)

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