Latest Clint Eastwood News

Verna Bloom, of 'Last Temptation of Christ,' dies at 80

Jan. 11, 2019 3:47 PM EST

BAR HARBOR, Maine (AP) — Verna Bloom, the actress who portrayed the wife of the dean in the movie "Animal House," has died. She was 80. Family spokesman Mike Kaplan tells The Hollywood Reporter that Bloom died Wednesday in Bar Harbor, Maine, of complications from dementia. In the 1978 John Landis film,...

'Death Wish' author Brian Garfield dead at 79

Jan. 3, 2019 7:53 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — "Death Wish" novelist Brian Garfield, whose murderous classic about a right-wing vigilante launched a film franchise starring Charles Bronson, has died at age 79. Garfield died "peacefully" on Dec. 29 at his home in Pasadena, California, literary agent Judy Coppage said. He is survived by...

FBI steps up efforts against 'money mules' online fraud

Dec. 27, 2018 6:12 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The email caught the executive at a small company by surprise one morning in 2016. The company's owner, or so he thought, was requesting a money transfer to pay for supplies from a new vendor. It wasn't until that night when the executive, hours after the money had been transferred and...

'Aquaman' outswims 'Poppins,' 'Bumblebee' with $67.4M debut

Dec. 23, 2018 2:42 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — In a flood of new releases, "Aquaman" easily swam past "Mary Poppins Returns" and "Bumblebee" to lead the busy pre-Christmas weekend with an estimated $67.4 million over the weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday. Without a "Star Wars" film on the December schedule for the first time...

'Spider-Verse' swings to the top; 'Mortal Engines' tanks

Dec. 16, 2018 3:10 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" swung to the top of the domestic box office in its first weekend in theaters, proving that there is widespread audience interest in big screen animated versions of Marvel's marquee superheroes. The film led a host of newcomers that debuted to varying...

Oscar-nominated actress Sondra Locke dies at 74

Dec. 13, 2018 10:11 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress and director Sondra Locke, who was nominated for an Academy Award for her first film role in 1968's "The Heart is a Lonely Hunter" and went on to co-star in six films with Clint Eastwood, has died. Locked died Nov. 3 at her Los Angeles home of cardiac arrest stemming from breast...

Review: In 'The Mule,' Clint reflects on a life on the road

Dec. 12, 2018 6:25 PM EST

Both tender apologia and vigorous justification, Clint Eastwood's "The Mule" is a deeply, fascinatingly personal meditation from the 88-year-old director who, like his aged drug mule protagonist, has spent a long time on the road. "The Mule" is the indefatigable Eastwood's second film just this year, following...

'Ralph' tops box office again, 'Aquaman' is a hit in China

Dec. 9, 2018 3:19 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — In the calm before the Christmas storm at the box office, "Ralph Breaks the Internet" remained No. 1 for the third straight week, while the upcoming DC Comics superhero film "Aquaman" arrived with a cannonball-sized splash in Chinese theaters. For the second week in a row, no new wide...

A few honorary Oscars firsts at this year's Governors Awards

Nov. 19, 2018 6:58 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Steven Spielberg teased Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall about the beginnings of their relationship, actress Cicely Tyson brought more than a few people to tears while proudly clutching her Oscar and publicist Marvin Levy sang a few lines from "Hamilton" to an audience that included...