Michael Caine made some comments on a BBC radio program, “Kermode and Mayo’s Film Review,” that suggested that the 88-year-old might be retiring from acting. However, this hasn’t turned out to be the case.
Representatives for Michael Caine have told Variety that he isn’t retiring from acting. His statement to Variety read, “Regarding retirement, I’ve spent over 50 years getting up at 6 a.m. to make movies, and I’m not getting rid of my alarm clock!”
He also tweeted that he wasn’t retiring, “I haven’t retired and not a lot of people know that.”
The reason for the confusion comes from his comments on the radio where he talked about his upcoming role in Best Sellers,
When asked directly if Best Sellers would be his last film, Caine said, “I think it would be, yeah. There haven’t been any offers, obviously, for two years. Because nobody’s been making any movies I’d want to do. But also, I’m 88. There’s not exactly scripts pouring out where the leading man is 88.”
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