Older actors are triumphing during awards season and at the box office, and they don't seem to be leaving pop culture anytime soon.
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It sounds like a fairly rote story for a Hollywood crime drama – after a mobster gets out of jail, he and his old buddies team up for a wild night on the town.
Yet "Stand Up Guys," with its not-so-young stars, isn't an oddity in entertainment anymore. Think of comedian Betty White's recent resurgence. Or Taco Bell's lauded Super Bowl commercial of oldsters gyrating on the dance floor. It seems Grandma and Grandpa not acting their age has become a lucrative story line.