A still of Clint Eastwood in Cry Macho.
Still from Cry Macho

Nick Schenk ‘89 signed on with Management 360 for his upcoming film with Clint Eastwood, Cry Macho.

Schenk, a Minneapolis native, is a Hollywood screenwriter and is the first writer to pen three projects for Eastwood; his previous screenplays, Gran Torino and The Mule, ranked as Eastwood’s #1 and #2 highest box office hits. He has also written episodes for TV series Narcos and Manhunt.

Cry Macho, based on the 1975 N. Richard Nash novel of the same name, is a neo-Western drama film. Schenk collaborated with Nasch on the screenplay adaptation of the novel prior to Nash’s death in 2000. Cry Macho wrapped up production in December 2020 and is slated to hit the theater screens in October 2021.

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