WHO’S IN IT?
Jon Hamm (Mad Men), Aasif Mandvi (The Last Airbender), Suraj Sharma (Life of Pi), Madhur Mittal (Slumdog Millionaire), Bill Paxton (Aliens), Lake Bell (In A World…), Alan Arkin (Little Miss Sunshine), Pitobash Tripathy (Shor in the City), Allyn Rachel (A Million Ways To Die In The West), Darshan Jariwala (Joker), Tzi Ma (Akeelah and the Bee)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Craig Gillespie (Lars and the Real Girl), director; Thomas McCarthy (The Station Agent), writer; Mark Ciardi (The Rookie), Gordon Gray (Invincible) and Joe Roth (Alice in Wonderland), producers; A.R. Rahman (Slumdog Millionaire), composer; Gyula Pados (The Duchess), cinematographer; Tatiana S. Riegel (The Way Way Back), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
American sports agent JB Bernstein (Hamm) is suffering bad business next to his competitors, but after watching Indian cricket on TV he is inspired to find cricket players in India and bringing them back to the States to train them as professional baseball players. He eventually finds two young candidates, Rinku Singh (Sharma) and Dinesh Patel (Mittal), and brings them into a world where they must learn a new, foreign sport…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Jon Hamm leads the way in Million Dollar Arm, an inspirational sports movie that proves that talent and grace can come from any corner of the globe and from the least likely people.