, which interweaves the present-day love story of Luke (Eastwood), a bull-riding stud, and Sophia (Robertson), an aspiring art gallery owner, with flashbacks of Ruth (Chaplin) and Ira (Jack Huston and Alan Alda), Jewish immigrants living in WWII-era North Carolina. They both ultimately sacrifice their dreams for their men. As long as you're not sacrificing yourself or changing who you are — you're becoming one with another person and creating a life within that relationship. They both believe in going after what they want, and not sacrificing their dreams. that's the opposite of what I would think [they did]! And any sacrifice made in the name of love is awesome. Britt: You choose to be with that person and make whatever decisions you have to make.
I participated in a roundtable interview with Britt Robertson, Scott Eastwood and author Nicholas Sparks, whose best selling book, the film is based on. So Scott, were you a fan of bull riding before making the film? Some of my fondest memories are watching bull riding. I do go on the set every day and also watch the dailies. I would read portions that I wanted to incorporate into the character.Scott Eastwood: One of the reasons I was drawn to the role was because of that. You mentioned last night at the screening that you went and tried bullring on your own. I tried to incorporate things from the book that the audience would want or miss from the book. Remember that they are doing a completely different medium.Clint thankfully describes the complicated relationship working fathers need to navigate: ESQ: Clint, your father retired when he was sixty and died at sixty-four. I always hung out on set and learned." That stuck with me. Ultimately, however, Scott values his father's hard-ass attitude and the work ethic it's given him. But he's onto something, because secretly everybody's getting tired of political correctness, kissing up. ESQ: Does anyone want you two to do a film together? CE: People call up and say, "There's a good role for your son in there, too." And I'll say, "Well, that's fine, but let's see what the main thing is first."SE: Well, Dad, they used to say to me forever, "Hey, there's a great role for you in this film if you could just get your dad to say yes to the other role." Jeez, guys, come on.9. " He'll say, "Because I never let the old man in." And there's truth to that. Now you've read that, here's a photograph of Scott shirtless, just for good measure.Speaking of the difference in his parents' different techniques he said: SE: She was definitely a little more understanding. Finally Clint gives the answer to ever lasting youth, which includes no botox, serums or surgery. It will depend on what kind of film it is and what locations we are trying to recreate.
Britt: Yeah, like the locations for “The Best of Me” were gorgeous.They meet and start dating but only after encountering an old man (Alan Alda) who they rescue from a car accident. Nicholas, this is your tenth movie to be made from one of your books. I then go and scout locations and set up a budget for the film. I had a little over two months, which is a good amount of time, to prepare for the role.Now their interaction with him will change their lives forever. My work is generally done before the first day of shooting. During that time, I would read the book on and off.Here are the things you need to know about the 'No Holds Barred First Interview.'1. Despite the father and son's fifty-year age gap and not really seeing each other before Scott was sixteen, they pair have great banter. A lot of people when they retire, they just expire. Women usually have great interest in the family, because the family's always growing and they're always coming to the rescue.4. I don't remember how old I was when you told me this, Dad. ESQ: But if the choice is between [Hillary] and Trump, what do you do? There's been just too much funny business on both sides of the aisle. We see people accusing people of being racist and all kinds of stuff. There's an old saying I heard from a friend of mine.Clint Eastwood is actually adorable when it comes to little mammals."There's a squirrel around here. ESQ: Scott, if you were going to play your father in a movie, what would be the key to nailing his character? Some of the 'banter' has a definite boys club feel about it. Clint is pretty inspirational when he talks about his transition from on screen to off-screen movie God. But you said, "As an actor, I never went back to my trailer. Though these opinions do seem to be largely based on ideas of 'the good old days', he says of Trump: CE: Maybe. When I grew up, those things weren't called racist. Ultimately, the interview brings hope to the nation as the pair don't reject the notion of working together in the future. People ask him, "Why do you look so good at your age?In 2012, she played the role of Vanessa Reeve in The Forger alongside her stepson, Scott Eastwood. It's one of those things you can't put your finger on because it's pheromones or something.