October 27, 2016 | Updated at 04:46 AM EDT The Latest Entertainment & Celebrity News

Clint Eastwood: 'Trouble with the Curve' Premiere, Addresses 'SNL' Skit [Trailer]

Clint Eastwood was at the premiere of 'Trouble with the curve'.

By Dexter Keyton, EnStars on Sep 20, 2012 12:02 PM EDT
facebook tweet this pin it reddit plus
Sign Up for Newsletter
Clint Eastwood
Clint Eastwood addresses an empty chair and an "invisible Obama" during the final session of the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa. (Photo : Reuters)

Clint Eastwood has been in the news quite a bit lately, mainly about his politics.

But on Wednesday night he stole the show again at the premiere of his latest feature film in Westwood, California.

In his newest film, "Trouble with the Curve", the 82-year-old Oscar winner plays an aging Baseball scout who spends the latter days of his profession on the road with his estranged daughter, played by Amy Adams. Justin Timberlake is also in the film as Adams' love interest, while John Goodman's character is Eastwood's manager and good friend.

Clint Eastwood made political headlines three weeks ago with his speech on Aug. 30 in which he stood on stage at the Republican National Convention berating an empty chair that was meant to represent President Barack Obama.

Representatives from Warner Bros. politely requested that press not ask about Eastwood's RNC appearance as not to overshadow the film on its big night.

"I don't know," replied "Curve" director Robert Lorenz about the request. "Some people may come and some people may not because of it. But, in the end, it's not a political movie. Myself, the other cast (members), we all have different political ideas. We all came together and put those aside. So, I hope people treat it as such."

Eastwood has addressed his appearance at the convention with the media, but the incident hasn't left mainstream consciousness. During the opening season premiere of "Saturday Night Live", comic actor Bill Hader recreated Eastwood's empty-chair routine.

There were no hard feelings as Eastwood said he saw the "SNL" skit and presumably enjoyed it by giving praise to Hader.

"Trouble with the Curve" hits theaters this Friday.

© 2016 Enstarz, All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.


Latest News

Th K2

‘The K2’ Episode 11 Spoilers: Ahn-na to die due to a terrorist attack? Will the show end on a sad note?

Only a few more episodes till the end of “The K2”. There’s a huge possibility that the show might not have a happy ending especially for Ahn-na and Kim Je Ha.

Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo

‘Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo' Episode 19 & 20 Spoilers: Wang Wook to confess to King Gwangjong supposed marriage to Hae-Soo; More characters to die [WATCH]

Only two more episodes before the end of “Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo” and it seems like the show will still have more heartbreaking scenes to come.


MacBook Pro set to feature next gen Magic Toolbar [VIDEO]

Apple's next big launch event is scheduled to be held on October 27th, 2016. The new MacBook Pro is highly speculated to debut on this event.

InStyle Presents Second Annual 'InStyle Awards' - Inside

Nicole Kidman Steps Attends 2016 InStyle Awards with Husband Keith Urban; Power Couple’s Appearance Slams Divorce Rumors

Australian couple, Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban, graced the 2016 InStyle Awards red carpet. The couple's sighting crashed divorce rumors that have been haunting their happy married life.


Microsoft lines up Surface Pro 5 for a 2017 release [VIDEO]

As the superlative launch event came to its end, Microsoft didn't unveil its Surface Pro 5. Probably, the device will debut in the early phase of 2017

Real Time Analytics