In a story from The Hollywood Reporter, Clint Eastwood's son, Scott Eastwood, will be playing a role in his father's untitled Nelson Mandela biopic.

Clint Eastwood is helming the picture for Warner Bros. and Spyglass Entertainment.

Scott Eastwood has joined a cast that includes Morgan Freeman and Matt Damon. The film examines how Mandela, as a new President in South African, "worked with the captain of the national rugby team, Francois Pienaar, to help unite the country after apartheid."

The younger Eastwood will play be a member Pienaar's team, which also went after the 1995 World Cup Championship.

The film was written by South African writer Anthony Peckham. He adapted the screenplay from John Carlin's book, "Playing the Enemy: Nelson Mandela and the Game That Made a Nation."

Clint Eastwood is producing the film along with Lori McCreary, Robert Lorenz and Mace Neufeld.

Evan Jacobs