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Clint Eastwood's 'Trouble With the Curve' Bumps Up Release Date

New Clint Eastwood film, about an aging baseball scout, will now open on Sept. 21

The Clint Eastwood film "Trouble With the Curve" will be winding up in theaters earlier than expected.

Warner Bros. has moved the release date for the film up a week, from its original Sept. 28 premiere date to Sept.. 21.

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The film stars Eastwood as an aging baseball scout who takes his daughter (Amy Adams) along for one last trip to check out a prospect. John Goodman and Justin Timberlake also star.

Robert Lorenz, Eastwood's partner at Malpaso Productions, directed the film.

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No reason for the scheduling shift was given.

Had the film stuck with its original release date, it would have faced the animated film "Hotel Transylvania," the Bruce Willis/Joseph Gordon-Levitt thriller "Looper," and "Won't Back Down," a drama starring Maggie Gyllenhaal.

With its new release date, "Trouble With the Curve" will compete with the Jake Gyllenhaal crime drama "End of Watch" and the Jennifer Lawrence film "House at the End of the Street."