NEW YORK • The Sundance Kid could have a number of performing adventures left in him.
Last month, display screen legend Robert Redford stated he was completed with performing and deliberate to give attention to directing in his golden years.
But in an interview revealed final Friday, Redford stated he may have spoken too quickly.
“That was a mistake. I should never have said that,” the 82-year-old informed leisure publication Variety on the New York premiere of his newest movie, The Old Man & The Gun. “If I’ll retire, I ought to simply slip quietly away from performing, however I should not be speaking about it as a result of I feel it attracts an excessive amount of consideration within the mistaken approach.
“I want to be focused on this film and the cast.”
The feedback backtracked from what he informed Entertainment Weekly early final month: “Never say never, but I pretty well concluded that this would be it for me in terms of acting.”
So, what does the longer term maintain?
Is Old Man his final film or not?
“I’m not answering that,” he informed Variety. “Keep the mystery alive.”
In the August interview, he stated he would “move towards retirement after Old Man” as a result of he had been within the performing business for greater than 60 years.
“I thought, well, that’s enough. And why not go out with something that’s very upbeat and positive?” he informed Entertainment Weekly.
Director David Lowery informed Esquire journal that Redford had talked about throughout the capturing of Old Man that it might be his final movie as an actor.
The film, set for release within the United States on Friday, sees Redford play Forrest Tucker, a real-life financial institution robber whose prison profession and a number of escapes from jail spanned greater than 60 years.