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Million Dollar Baby Is A Case Study In How Clint Eastwood Builds A Character

Clint Eastwood's 2004 movie "Million Dollar Baby" arrived in theaters with the strength of a knockout blow. The boxing drama was adapted by Paul Haggis from a short story from the book "Rope Burns: Stories From the Corner" by former boxing cutman Jerry Boyd. The film won four Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director. Co-stars Hilary Swank and Morgan Freeman both won Oscars for their performances in the film.
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Sergio Leone Had An Interesting Take When Comparing Clint Eastwood And Robert De Niro

Sergio Leone and Clint Eastwood owe their film careers to each other. Had the two not come together for "A Fistful of Dollars" in 1964, it's difficult to see how a filmmaker as idiosyncratic as Leone or an actor as impassive as Eastwood would've found success in an industry that discourages anything that deviates too far from the norm. Thankfully, they did hook up, and, in the process, created the spaghetti western, which breathed brash new life into what was then a flagging genre.
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Clint Eastwood reveals who his favourite Marvel character is

Clint Eastwood has starred in many genres, from some of the best Westerns in history to heart-racing thrillers. However, the acclaimed star has never appeared in a superhero movie – despite his love for one particular character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. In an archived article from the La...
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Unforgiven writer shares alternate ending Clint Eastwood cut

It’s hard to argue with someone like Clint Eastwood after the impeccable career he’s had, so when he says a scene is getting cut, that’s pretty much final. Now though, the writer of the ‘90s movie Unforgiven has shared an alternate ending to the Western that Eastwood decided not to use.
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Clint Eastwood admired Robert Patrick’s acting in Flags of Our Fathers

Clint Eastwood doesn’t strike us as the type of person who’s effusive with praise, but we imagine he’s a fair person. That lines up with what Robert Patrick – the villain in the best Terminator movie, T2 – said about Eastwood during a recent interview with Michael Rosenbaum on the Inside You podcast.
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Tom Hanks found Clint Eastwood “intimidating” on Sully set

You would imagine that for an acting legend such as Tom Hanks, who has been working consistently since 1980, nothing could phase him and he couldn’t possibly get star-struck with other actors or directors. However, when he worked with director Clint Eastwood on the movie based on a true story – Sully – he described him as “intimidating.”
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Clint Eastwood Passed on a Huge Salary on One Sean Connery Film

Hollywood is an incredibly elite club. Though millions aspire to one day see themselves on the big screen, only 2% make a living as an actor. And within that tiny percentage, there’s an infinitesimally small group of which only a few actors in Hollywood history have ever become a part – those who have earned the role of James Bond.
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Why Clint Eastwood turned down James Bond

Clint Eastwood has become synonymous with some of the best Westerns over the years, starring in the likes of Sergio Leone’s Dollars Trilogy, and helming the award-winning Unforgiven. But, you probably didn’t know that the legendary star wasn’t just seen as a gunslinger in Hollywood, but also as a potential 007.
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The Shining actor cried happy tears when he worked with Clint Eastwood

Legendary actor and musician Scatman Crothers had the distinct honour of being a part of Stanley Kubrick’s horror movie The Shining, where he played Dick Halloran. After the experience of that production, the actor broke down in tears when he worked with Clint Eastwood, who had a very different way of doing things.
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Clint Eastwood ‘Popped’ His Son After He Made An Error At A Party

American actor and film director Clint Eastwood rose to international prominence based on his character as the Man with No Name in Sergio Leone’s Dollars Trilogy, the first of it produced in 1964. According to his son, 36-year-old Scott Eastwood, who is one of Clint’s eight children from different mothers, the actor, who was always in the middle of glitz and paparazzi, did not condone his children despite being a Hollywood superstar.
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