Clint Eastwood Wins Top Director Prize

Clint Eastwood solidified his chances to take home the Best Director Oscar on Feb. 27 by being named the Directors Guild of America’s filmmaker of the year on Saturday, for the stark boxing drama Million Dollar Baby.

Hilary Swank

Hilary Swank may be an esteemed double Oscar winner, but she’s still willing to play dirty for a good part – most recently as a boxer in director Clint Eastwood’s critically acclaimed drama Million Dollar Baby. “I got a bloody lip, a bruised nose and some head butts,” says the actress, who took home a Golden Globe and an Academy Awards for the role.