Timberlake: Eastwood’s baseball rival. (FACUNDO ARRIZABALAGA/AFP/GETTY IMAGES)

The film’s release date was recently bumped up to Sept. 21, which — hey, wouldn’t you know — is very close to the same date on which “Moneyball” was released last year. Is “Trouble With the Curve” as good as the Brad Pitt Oscar contender? We’ll have to wait and see. With a cast like this, it at least boasts a promising starting line-up.