Robert Redford's Shocking Announcement

Robert Redford's Shocking Announcement
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Legendary actor Robert Redford just made a big decision.

NBC reports:

The sun appears to be setting on the Sundance Kid's acting career.

In a new interview published Monday, Robert Redford tells Entertainment Weekly retirement is on his mind, and that his new movie, "The Old Man & The Gun," will likely be his last acting job.

"Never say never, but I pretty well concluded that this would be it for me in terms of acting, and (I'll) move towards retirement after this 'cause I've been doing it since I was 21," Redford, 82 this month, said. "I thought, Well, that's enough. And why not go out with something that's very upbeat and positive?"

In what could be his last film, Redford portrays Forrest Tucker, a real-life career convict, who reportedly boasted he was better at escaping than Harry Houdini. Elisabeth Moss, Sissy Spacek, Casey Affleck and Danny Glover are also featured in the film, which is set for a Sept. 28 release.

"To me, that was a wonderful character to play at this point in my life," Redford told EW.

 Source: American Update

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