On Sunday (May 26), the citizens of E! -- The Kardashians, Ice T and Coco, Chelsea Handler -- get some Oscar-level company with the premiere of
"Mrs. Eastwood & Company."
's second wife of 16 years,
, is at the center of the new reality offering (along with a couple of teenagers and about 30 family pets), Clint will appear in two episodes.
And any excuse to have a Clint Eastwood movie marathon is a good excuse ...
"A Fistful of Dollars"
(1964): During a hiatus from his television Western
Eastwood went to Spain to work with director
on what would be the first Man With No Name saga. The rest, as they say, is history.
"Hang 'Em High" (1968): Proving he also could make an effective screen Western in the American style, Eastwood played a wrongful hanging victim saved, deputized ... and filled with vengeance.
"Where Eagles Dare" (1968): In one of his last films not under his creative control, Eastwood teamed with
Richard Burton in novelist
Alistair MacLean's exciting World War II adventure.
(1971): A banner year for Eastwood started with this memorably eerie drama of a wounded Civil War soldier recuperating at an all-girl school.
"Play Misty for Me"
(1971): Eastwood turned director for the first time with this "Fatal Attraction" forerunner about a disc jockey plagued by an obsessed fan
(1971): Another iconic Eastwood role began with director
original tale of the maverick San Francisco police detective.
"The Outlaw Josey Wales"
(1976): Back in the Civil War milieu, director and star excelled as a peaceable man driven to violence by his family's massacre.
(1992): The Oscars finally recognized Eastwood for his Western saga of an ex-gunman opposing a corrupt lawman (
"In the Line of Fire"
(1993): Eastwood was completely convincing as a Secret Service veteran determined to protect the president from a wily assassin (
"The Bridges of Madison County"
(1995): As director and co-star, Eastwood was inspired as
's suitor in the middle-aged romance based on
Robert James Waller's
"Million Dollar Baby"
(2004): Again in Oscar-caliber form, star and director Eastwood did much to bring
her second Academy Award in this boxing drama.
(2008): In his last acting role to date, Eastwood (again the director here, too) was ideal as a crusty war veteran forced by a neighbor's plight to face his prejudices.