WJBD Radio

Images

Now Playing

Entertainment

WJBD - Entertainment - Report: Clint Eastwood in Talks to Direct "American Sniper"

Report: Clint Eastwood in Talks to Direct "American Sniper"

Indigo/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- Clint Eastwood is in talks to direct American Sniper, the story of the late Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Steven Spielberg was attached to direct the film, but he exited earlier this month over a budgetary disagreement.  Bradley Cooper is on board as a producer and will play the lead role.

The project is an adaptation of Kyle’s book American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History.  Kyle and a friend were killed at a shooting range in February by a former Marine suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.

Copyright 2013 ABC News Radio

See other Entertainment news:

Comic-Con Attendees Get Within One Degree of Kevin Bacon
Jenny McCarthy Says She Never Criticized Melissa McCarthy About Her Weight
Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello Spotted Kissing in Miami
"Rising Star" Recap: Final Night of Head-to-Head Duels
"Hit the Floor's" Kat Bailess Says It's Hard Being a Devil Girl




Loyal Listener Club

Club Login

Follow Us At

This Site logo