Clint Eastwood pulls no punches

“I’m going to make the movie regardless of whether you want to or not,” Clint Eastwood told the suits at Warner Bros., when they balked at financing “Million Dollar Baby.” They’d read the screenplay, Eastwood recalls, and they said “we don’t think boxing movies are very popular right now.” You can imagine Eastwood’s eyes narrowing as he responded, “This to me is not a boxing movie. It’s about hopes and dreams, and a love story.”
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