They say things come in threes. First it was Joaquin Phoenix. Then Nicole Kidman. Now, sadly, it’s a Hollywood icon. Yesterday during promotional efforts for his new film Gran Torino, Clint let the news out.

“You always want to quit while you are ahead,” he said to the Telegraph. “You don’t want to be like a fighter who stays too long in the ring until you’re not performing at your best.”  Read the full article here.

What do you think? Time to stick with directing or does he still have some great roles in him. Take a look at the trailer for Gran Torino and a nice compilation of his best characters and then decide.

Gran Torino

Clint Eastwood Tribute by austinmillbarge22

As a huge fan of both his directing and acting, I hope we haven’t seen the last of his grizzled mug on the big screen.