The official theatrical trailer of ‘Million Dollar Arm’ has been unveiled.
Starring Jon Hamm (Mad Men), Suraj Sharma (Life of Pi) and Madhur Mittal (Slumdog Millionaire) the film is based on real events, and tells the story of a down-on-his-luck sports agent JB Bernstein (Hamm), who stumbles upon an intriguing idea when flicking TV channels between an Indian cricket match and Susan Boyle۪s unforgettable audition on Britain۪s Got Talent.
The film follows Bernstein as he flies to India in search of the next big major league baseball star. Finally, he brings the competition۪s winner and runner-up two 18 year-olds Rinku Singh (Sharma) and Dinesh Patel (Mittal) who have never picked up a baseball in their lives to Los Angeles and sets about to teach them how to play the American game.
The film tracks the physical and emotional journey of the two young men as they set off on their adventure to a foreign land, and leads to life changing consequences, not just for them but surprisingly JB Bernstein who also goes on his own personal journey of self-discovery.
The cast also includes Hollywood veterans Alan Arkin and Bill Paxton alongside newcomer Lake Bell and Aasif Madhvi. Directed by Craig Gillespie (Lars and the Real Girl, the film features a powerful sound track by Oscar winning music director AR Rahman and with tracks by Iggy Azalea, Sukhwinder Singh and Raghav.
‘Million Dollar Arm’ releases nationwide on 29th August 2014.
In Video: Theatrical trailer of ‘Million Dollar Arm’