Mel Gibson’s son and Clint Eastwood’s daughter team up for new thriller Clawfoot
Their fathers are both Oscar winners, but Milo Gibson and Francesca Eastwood are on their way to carving out careers in the film industry.
Milo, whose father is The lethal Weapon Mel Gibson and Francesca, daughter of Dirty Harry Clint Eastwood, join forces for a new project titled Clawfoot. In a press release, the film is described as a “cat-and-mouse thriller” about “an upper-class suburban housewife (Eastwood)” who is “psychologically terrorized by a manipulative entrepreneur (Gibson), leading to a twisted battle of with delightfully unexpected results.” The film, which is currently in production, is directed and executive produced by Michael Day (How they made us) and written by April Wolfe (black christmas). The film, produced by Jordan Yale Levine and Yale’s Jordan Beckerman, is currently filming in Los Angeles.
Clawfoot won’t be the first film for either of them, but it’s their mutual family bond with two Hollywood legends that draws attention to their latest project. Of the two, Francesca Eastwood started her acting career in 2014. In 2015, she told Squire:
“My parents never pushed me to play and for a long time I tried to avoid it. I intended to go to business school and head in that direction, but I found myself coming back to the theater again and again.”
Milo Gibson is one of Mel Gibson’s nine children, and the only sibling is an actor, but two of them work behind the camera. Brother Louis Gibson is a writer and director, and Christian Gibson is a cameraman. Milo made his acting debut in his father’s WWII film in 2016 hacksaw crest. Since then, the 31-year-old has starred in other films, including The Tribes of Palos Verdes, land of gangsters, Break in and outand Under the stadium lights. Before that, Milo worked as an electrician.
Francesca Eastwood is the daughter of two unforgiven stars, Clint Eastwood and Frances Fisher. Unlike Milo Gibson, the 29-year-old has two siblings who have long been bitten by the acting bug, Allison and Scott Eastwood. Francesca has been in a number of movies and TV shows including Awake, oldand the twin peaks revival and starred alongside her mother in the 2016 film Outlaws and Angelsand she played the younger version of the character Fisher in an episode of Fargo. Francesca also appeared in the E! reality series Mrs. Eastwood and companywho co-starred with her stepmother, Dina Eastwood, and stepsister, Morgan Eastwood.