11 April 2013 2:15 PM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

At 76 years old, Robert Redford could take the easy way out, working with the established veterans he could easily reach with a phone call, and doing safe material that would be a lay up with critics and audiences. But that's just not how Redford rolls. Booking a part in "Captain America: The Winter Soldier," and with a reportedly dialogue-free role in "Margin Call" director J.C. Chandor's upcoming "All Is Lost," Redford is finding some fun with younger filmmakers in the kinds of movies he's not really known for. And now he's teaming up with a director who made some serious waves at Sundance in January. David Lowery -- director of "Ain't Them Bodies Saints" and editor of "Upstream Color" -- will write and direct "The Old Man And The Gun," with Redford slated to star and produce. Based on a 2003 New Yorker article written by David Grann (a favorite it seems, »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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