Clint Eastwood’s “American Sniper” Out On Christmas

By: Lacy Langley - August 17, 2014

Clint Eastwood has a Christmas present for America. The exceptional director is releasing his new movie, American Sniper, on Christmas day instead of its expected 2015 release.

Clint Eastwood took over the movie after Steven Spielberg dropped out of the project. Steven Spielberg would have done a fantastic job, no doubt. But, Clint Eastwood….he’s really, really great!

American Sniper is based on the biography of Chris Kyle, who is America’s most deadly sniper in history. He has 160 confirmed kills under his belt, but he claims 255.

Chris Kyle served four tours in the Iraq War. He was awarded several commendations for acts of heroism and meritorious service in combat and received numerous medals, including two Silver Star Medals, five Bronze Star Medals, one Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, and two Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals.

Chris was awarded the Grateful Nation Award by the Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs. He was so successful that he claims the Iraqi insurgents gave him the nickname “The Devil or Ramadi” and had a bounty on his head.

He died in February of 2013 when a man that he had been helping to overcome Post Traumatic Stress Disorder opened fire at a gun range that Chris was at with a friend.

Such an interesting story for Clint Eastwood to take on! With Eastwood’s magic and Christ Kyle’s story, there is sure to be an Oscar involved somewhere.

Bradley Cooper will lead the star-filled cast as Chris Kyle. Others in the movie include Sienna Miller, Max Charles, Luke Grimes and Kyle Gallner.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z6vpvM0rYX0

Clint Eastwood has been busy this year having already released his movie Jersey Boys, which has had rave reviews.

I guess that’s how the 84-year-old keeps sharp!

Image via Wikimedia Commons

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Lacy LangleyLacy is a writer from Texas. She likes spending time in the home office, homeschooling her kids, playing the didgeridoo, caring for her chickens (Thelma and Louise), Rolos, Christmas, and Labyrinth.

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  • jim bennett

    if the country would have listen to him when he was talking to the chair. oblama would be back in chicago

  • gplucas

    Obama will never go to Chicago. Too much black on black violence there!

  • ed2knKC

    Clint is the man, looking forward to this show!.. Will Jesse Ventura play himself when Chris hit him!

  • 2 IT too

    STALE and second hand. WHO needs it?

    And BTW —WHY did Korea era Eastwood –BALK–
    any treatment of the 60th annviersary of the now
    awesomely relevant —21st century DEFINING —yet unfolding
    ——————————-KOREAN WAR?——————————–

    • Verbal Kint

      He played a Korean War vet in Heartbreak Ridge, 30 years ago. Maybe he will direct something about it in the future.

  • Verbal Kint

    It would be so cool if Eastwood beat the s**t out of Jesse Ventura at the premiere… lmao

  • IT 2 IT 0123

    EASTWOOD, like the rest of franchise slum ‘on board’ Hollywood,
    has been ——————–SILENT———————–thru some
    4 decades of globalist mafia —-RED CHINA set up and handover.

    TAKE HEED!

  • IT 2 IT 678

    Eastwood has delivered no less than 3 —done to death—-
    World War II epics. We are SICK of the OVER spotlighted WWII.

    KOREA remains the DEFINING, indeed, yet unfolding, conflict
    of the 21st century.

    Eastwood NEVER went to Korea, but was drafted during Korea.

    It would seem his DUTY to deliver —-the—- Korean War picture.

    Very strange that he hasn’t.