Wednesday, January 7, 2009

‘Gran Torino’ shifts local actor’s career into high gear

By K. Michelle Moran | C & G News | January 7, 2009

GROSSE POINTE CITY — Pointers who head to the theater to see “Gran Torino” won’t just spot familiar landmarks — they’ll also glimpse at least one familiar face.

Starring and directed by Hollywood veteran Clint Eastwood, the new drama opens widely in theaters around the country Jan. 9. Michigan’s desirable tax incentives helped lure the cast and crew to metro Detroit last summer, when “Gran Torino” was shot in and around the Grosse Pointes, Detroit, Highland Park, Warren, Royal Oak and elsewhere.

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