Eastwood: Honored for Two Films

Clint Eastwood will be honored with the Hollywood Film Festival’s director of the year award at the fest’s awards gala October 27, 2008 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

Eastwood’s mystery thriller, starring Angelina Jolie “Changeling” is due out October 24, 2008 and “Grand Torino,” in which Eastwood plays a veteran forced to confront his prejudices, is scheduled for release by Warner Bros. in Dec.

The week-long fest begins October 22, at the ArcLight Theatres in Hollywood.