07/27/2012 08:19 am ET Updated Sep 26, 2012

'Trouble With The Curve' Images: Clint Eastwood & Justin Timberlake Star In Baseball Drama

Clint Eastwood is never out until he says he's out.

When he made 2008's "Gran Torino," and hinted he might be done acting altogether, and seeing as he was 78 years old then, it seemed very likely. He'd already quit performing for every filmmaker except for one ­ -- himself.

But when his longtime cinematic sidekick Robert Lorenz took the helm of the family baseball drama "Trouble With the Curve" (in theaters Sept. 28), the iconic actor was persuaded to step in front of the camera once again -- with another director behind the camera for the first time in almost 20 years.

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