Hollywood legend Clint Eastwood has hinted his forthcoming starring role in 'Gran Torino' will be his last ever acting job.

According to Contactmusic.com the 78-year-old believes 'Gran Torino', which he directs and stars in as a Vietnam veteran, will be his last performance as an actor.

Eastwood has cut back on his acting career in recent years to concentrate on directing, 2005's 'Million Dollar Baby' was his last role.

The Sunday World reported that Eastwood said: "It'll ['Gran Torino'] probably be my last. I'll be drummed out of it after this one. Every time you do a movie you think, 'Aw, that's enough of that.'

"I always feel it's very comfortable to be behind the camera."