The pair discovered a joint interest in the 1950s movie icon and jumped at the chance to sit down together for the upcoming special Budd Boetticher: A Man Can Do That.
But Eastwood admits it was tougher than expected talking with the excitable filmmaker.
He says, "The producers had me there to get Quentin started, and believe me, it doesn't take much.
"Quentin's interesting; he's followed lots of directors he never knew."
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