Matthew Lillard is in negotiations to join Clint Eastwood protégé Robert Lorenz's baseball drama Trouble With the Curve, reports Entertainment Weekly (via

Eastwood is set to come out of acting retirement to star in the production about an ageing scout who is losing his eyesight and goes on one last scouting trip with his daughter (the always adorable Amy Adams). Scream star Lillard just popped up in a supporting but vital role in George Clooney Oscar contender, The Descendants and will play another scout in the movie. Always liked him as an actor, especially in Scream and Dead Man's Curve

Looking forward to seeing the legend that is Eastwood back on the big screen; and being directed by someone else which is rare. Shooting will begin in March.