Francesca Eastwood and Milo Gibson to Star In Thriller "Clawfoot"

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Yale Entertainment, producers of hit horror thriller "Becky," announced that Francesca Eastwood and Milo Gibson will star in the new thriller "Clawfoot," directed, and produced by Michael Day (As They Made Us) and written by April Wolfe (Black Christmas). 

The film, produced by Yale's Jordan Yale Levine and Jordan Beckerman, is currently shooting in Los Angeles. Yale's recently launched sales banner Great Escape, led by Nick Donnermeyer, will handle worldwide sales. 

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In this clever cat-and-mouse thriller, an upper-class suburban housewife (Eastwood) is psychologically terrorized by a manipulative contractor (Gibson), leading to a twisted battle of wits with deliciously unexpected results.  Kade Thomas, Scott Levenson, Jason Kringstein, Lee Broda, and Colby Cote are executive producers. 

Eastwood's most recent film credit is Old directed by M. Night Shyamalan for Universal Pictures. She also starred opposite Brenton Thwaites in the Goetz Brother's directed indie A Violent Separation. Prior to that, she played the lead role of Noelle in M.F.A. which premiered at SXSW. The Los Angeles Times called her performance "absolutely riveting."

Eastwood also played a starring role opposite James Franco in the Dan Bush directed thriller The Vault, as well as a starring role in Outlaws and Angels opposite Chad Michael Murray and Luke Wilson which had its premiere at Sundance Film Festival. Eastwood can next be seen in Mort in Sherman Oaks, also starring Lucy Hale, Jim Gaffigan, Jay Pharoah and Monica Potter.

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Gibson made his feature debut in the Oscar-nominated feature Hacksaw Ridge, and starred in Peter Facinelli's directorial debut Breaking & Exiting, Rod Lurie's The Outpost, as Al Capone in the crime drama Gangster Land, The Tribes of Palos Verdes alongside Jennifer Garner, action thriller All the Devil's Men, and David Blair's World War II drama Mission of Honor.  Gibson recently starred in Under the Stadium Lights with Laurence Fishburne, and the upcoming Manifest West, slated for release this fall.

Eastwood is represented by CAA, Cultivate Entertainment, and Jackoway Austen Tyerman Wertheimer Mandelbaum Morris Bernstein Trattner & Klein.  Gibson is repped by The Gersh Agency and Alchemy Entertainment.  Wolfe is repped XYZ Films and Jackoway Austen Tyerman Wertheimer Mandelbaum Morris Bernstein Trattner & Klein.

Yale is currently in post-production on "The Last Girl" with Alice Eve, Shelley Hennig, and Academy Award®-nominee Antonio Banderas, action-crime thriller "Clean Up Crew" with Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Academy Award-winner Melissa Leo, and Antonio Banderas, and Brittany Snow's directorial debut September 17th.  "The Kill Room," starring Uma Thurman, Samuel L. Jackson, Joe Manganiello, and Maya Hawke, recently wrapped production in New Jersey; and David Duchovny is set to write, direct, and star in the upcoming production Bucky F*cking Dent. 

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About Yale Entertainment

Yale Entertainment is the parent company of Yale Productions, the independent company led by partners Jordan Yale Levine and Jordan Beckerman.  Underpinned by over 30 years of collective experience in the film industry, the production arm specializes in high-quality, filmmaker-driven projects with responsible budgets in order to maximize the creative and commercial success. Since partnering in 2017, Yale has produced, or executive produced over 25 films and has financed a range of budgets totaling more than $100MM.

Yale recently launched an international film sales and distribution company, Great Escape, to represent their rapidly growing slate of in-house titles in addition to select third party content. Yale also partnered with director/actor Katie Holmes to launch the new production label Lafayette Pictures which is in post-production on two features which Holmes directed and starred in - Alone Together, with Jim Sturgess and Melissa Leo, and Rare Objects with Derek Luke and Alan Cumming.

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The group was one of the first production companies to commence production following the outbreak of Covid in 2020, and has been safely and successfully producing films on a consistent basis since then. Recent successes include: Becky, starring Lulu Wilson and Kevin James, which was released in June 2020 and became the #1 grossing movie at the box office; Joe Penna's Stowaway starring Anna Kendrick and Toni Collette which was released by Netflix; and Separation with Rupert Friend, Brian Cox and Madeline Brewer for Open Road.

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