Pic to open against 'Looper,' 'Won't Back Down'
Warner Bros. has dated Clint Eastwood’s next film, “Trouble With the Curve,” for Sept. 28.Story centers on an aging baseball scout, to be played by Eastwood, who’s losing his sight and decides to take a road trip to Atlanta with his daughter to check out a hot prospect. Amy Adams will portray the daughter and Robert Lorenz, Eastwood’s Malpaso partner, will make his directorial debut, with Malpaso producing. “Curve” will open with the Major League Baseball playoffs about to start. Sony opted for a similar late-September opening slot for its MLB-themed “Moneyball” last fall. “Curve” will open against Sony’s sci-fier “Looper” and Fox’s drama “Won’t Back Down.” Universal’s moved Oliver Stone’s thriller “Savages” forward from Sept. 28 to July 6 — three days after Sony opens “The Amazing Spider-Man.”
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