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Dirty Harry debut for video game
Clint Eastwood in Dirty Harry
Dirty Harry is one of Clint Eastwood's most famous roles
Actor Clint Eastwood is to reprise his most famous role - in a computer game version of Dirty Harry.

Eastwood, who starred as maverick cop Inspector Harry Callahan in the 1971 film, will lend his voice and likeness to the game.

The film made phrases "do you feel lucky?" and "go ahead punk, make my day" some of the most famous in cinema.

The Oscar-winning actor and director is also consulting on key creative aspects of the game's design.

'Compelling' stories

Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment is overseeing the development of the first instalment of the game franchise.

Eastwood said: "This will be an opportunity to satisfy the many requests over the years to continue the Dirty Harry legacy, only now in the video game medium.

"Creating Dirty Harry video games will also introduce this memorable film character to new generations on a medium they appreciate."

Jason Hall, senior vice president of Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment, said: "The character and content of the Dirty Harry films perfectly lend themselves to telling new and compelling stories to both established and new game-playing audiences."

No release date for the game has been set, but all of the franchise's titles will be for the imminent next generation of consoles such as Sony's PlayStation and Microsoft's Xbox.


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