Clint Eastwood's THE MULE to release on December


Clint Eastwood's crime-based movie THE MULE will release on December 14.

Along with direction, Eastwood will also feature in the film, reports

The 88-year old stars in THE MULE as Earl Stone, a man in his 80s who is broke, alone, and facing foreclosure of his business when he is offered a job as a drug courier for a Mexican cartel. After being assigned a menacing handler, Stone also attracts attention from DEA agent Colin Bates.

The other cast includes Bradley Cooper, Dianne Wiest, and Michael Pena.

THE MULE will clash with Universal's sci-fi fantasy MORTAL ENGINES, STX's Jennifer Lopez rom-com SECOND ACT and Sony's animated adventure SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER VERSE at the box office.