Tag Archives: Clint Eastwood

TRAILER: J.Edgar

The  official trailer for Clint Eastwood’s  J.Edgar  finally debuted last night and it did not disappoint! Could this finally be the year that Leonardo DiCaprio wins his long overdue Oscar?  Word to the wise – expect the worst and hope for the best.  DiCaprio’s history with the Academy is well documented and it doesn’t bode […]

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Goodbye Summer

Happy Belated Labor Day! Is that a thing?  Who knows. Today marks the unofficial end of summer and if grade school taught us anything, the end of Summer means the beginning of Fall and the beginning of Fall means the start of awards season. OK- so maybe you didn’t learn that last part in grade […]

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Reel News

Still getting over the Oscar snubs from yesterday? Don’t worry, so am I. Good thing there’s news to keep our minds occupied. In the biggest news of the day, Jay -Z and the Will Smith shingle Overbrook Entertainment are officially developing an Annie remake starring none other than Willow Smith. [source] Naomi Watts has signed […]

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Clint Eastwood to direct Beyonce in ‘A Star is Born’ remake

Before the tangent begins, here are the facts: Clint Eastwood has signed on to direct the project backed by Warner Bros., and Beyonce has claimed the starring role. Eastwood will also produce the film. No male lead has been named but according to Deadline the WB has been eying Will Smith for a few years […]

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Armie Hammer signs on for Hoover

Armie Hammer has arrived! And seriously, after effortlessly playing two people in The Social Network, who wouldn’t be knocking at this guy’s door? Confirmed by Deadline, the young actor has just been cast by Clint Eastwood to star in Hoover. Hammer will portray Clyde Tolson, the right hand man and secret lover to Leonardo DiCaprio’s  […]

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Weekend Box Office: October 22-24,2010

Is it really the last week in October? Where did 2010 go?  Crazy. We’ve reached our final stretch of popcorn/crowd pleasing  films  and from here on out, most of the new releases should be award caliber films. Emphasis on should be. The jury is still out on if they will be. Here’s your weekend box […]

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Joaquin Phoenix offered role in Clint Eastwood’s ‘Hoover’

After spending the last two years of his life on a sub par mockumentary, Joaquin Phoenix is finally ready to re-embrace the superstar that he truly is. Well, sort of… Word on the street is that Phoenix has been offered the role of Clyde Tolson in Clint Eastwood’s J.Edgar Hoover biopic,  ‘Hoover.’  Currently Leonardo DiCaprio […]

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Casting Roundup

For your reading pleasure, take a look at some of the casting highlights from this week: CONFIRMED: Leonardo DiCaprio will play J. Edgar Hoover in the Clint Eastwood directed biopic.   The film, written by Academy Award Winner Dustin Lance Black (Milk), will be DiCaprio’s first time working with Eastwood. [Deadline] ALMOST CONFIRMED: Michael Fassbender is […]

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Leonardo DiCaprio eyes leading role in J.Edgar Hoover biopic

Leonardo DiCaprio is on a mission to make sure that Academy never forgets his name again; with “Shutter Island”, “Inception” and a bunch of other films either in production or development, Leo has set his sights on the J.Edgar Hoover biopic. The film which is written by Dustin Lance Black, will be directed by Clint […]

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J. Edgar Hoover biopic gets the Eastwood treatment

Movie Line caught up with Academy Award winning director Clint Eastwood at the Geffen Playhouse in L.A. Monday night and talked with him about his upcoming projects.  If you’ve checked out The Real Reel’s ” Oscars 2011 Forecast” then you know that his upcoming project is Hereafter, a supernatural thriller written by Peter Morgan (Frost/Nixon, […]

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