VIDEO: First Look - Jon Hamm Stars in Disney's MILLION DOLLAR ARM
Jon Hamm, Lake Bell, Alan Arkin, Aasif Mandvi and Bill Paxton co-star in director Craig Gillespie's MILLION DOLLAR ARM from Walt Disney Pictures. The film hits theaters on May 16, 2014. Below, check out the just-releassed trailer!
In a last ditch effort to save his career as a sports agent, JB Bernstein (Jon Hamm) concocts a scheme to find baseball's next great pitching ace. Hoping to find a young cricket pitcher he can turninto a Major League Baseball star, JB travels to India to produce a realityshow competition called "Million Dollar Arm."
With the help of a cantankerous but eagle-eyed retired baseball scout (Alan Arkin) he discovers Dinesh (played by Madhur Mittal from "Slumdog Millionaire") and Rinku (played by Suraj Sharma from "Life of Pi"), two 18 year old boys who have no idea about playing baseball, yet have a knack for throwing a fastball. Hoping to sign them to major league contracts and make a quick buck, JB brings the boys home toAmerica to train. While the Americans are definitely out of their element in India - the boys, who have never left their rural villages - are equally challenged when they come to the States. As the boys learn the finer points of baseball - JB, with the help of his charming friend Brenda (Lake Bell) - learns valuable life lessons about teamwork, commitment and what it means to be a family.
The drama is directed by Craig Gillespie from a screenplay written by Tom McCarthy. The producers are Mark Ciardi, Gordon Gray and Joe Roth. The executive producers are Palak Patel, Kevin Hollaran,Bill Simmons and Connor Schell.
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