Eastwood film gets AFI premiereClint Eastwood’s film “Richard Jewell” is having its world premiere at the American Film Institute (AFI) Fest in Los Angeles in November.
The AFI announced Tuesday that the film had been added to a lineup for its annual film festival.
Eastwood wrote and directed the film about the true story of the security guard who went from hero to suspect after the 1996 Atlanta Olympics bombing that killed one woman. Paul Walter Hauser plays the title character. Sam Rockwell, Kathy Bates and Jon Hamm co-star.
“Richard Jewell,” a Warner Bros. release, will open in theaters on Dec. 13.
The 2019 AFI Fest will open with the premiere of “Queen & Slim” on Nov. 14 and close with “The Banker” on Nov. 21.
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