Friday, September 10, 2010

Eastwood could have been Superman

CARMEL, Calif. — Clint Eastwood is watching the contemporary superhero craze in Hollywood with a bit of generational relief. "Thank God that I didn't have to do that,” says the 80-year-old star.
The Oscar-winning actor and filmmaker is best known as a cowboy or a cop, but during a recent interview, the Hollywood icon said that in the 1970s he was an early candidate to play the Man of Steel. He added that, a few years before that, he was approached with the role of suave spy James Bond.

"I can remember — and this was many years ago — when (Warner Bros. President) Frank Wells came to me about doing Superman. So it could have happened. This was when they first started to think about making it. I was like, 'Superman? Nah, nah, that's not for me.' ... It's for somebody, but not me...

1 comment:

belinda said...

I hope Mr.Clint ends up in heaven. I pray it.