The Old Man and the Gun: Sean McGinly to write

Fri August 6, 2010 Return to Film News


  • Sean McGinly ("The Great Buck Howard") has been set to write the screenplay for the crime drama, "The Old Man and the Gun", for Identity Films.

  • The story, based on an article by David Grann, centers around a lifelong bank robber and prison escape artist named Forrest Tucker who evaded law enforcement nationwide for thirty years after escaping San Quentin in 1979. He was finally apprehended in 1999, at age 78, while trying to stick up one last bank.



Source: Variety
Related Titles: The Old Man and the Gun