Disney’s “Million Dollar Arm” Opens Friday ~ Trailer

Disney's new movie "Million Dollar Arm" is slated to open in theatres this Friday, May 16th.  The film looks both engaging and heartwarming, and as a parent who appreciates PG-rated movies being produced, I definitely plan on my family seeing it. Based on a true story, the film premise is as follows: Sports agent JB Bernstein (Jon Hamm) finds that business has changed and things aren’t going well for his career. In a last ditch effort to save his livelihood he concocts a scheme to find baseball’s next great pitching ace. Hoping to find a young cricket pitcher he can turn into a major league baseball star, JB travels to India to produce a reality show competition called “The Million Dollar Arm.” With the help of cantankerous but eagle-eyed retired baseball scout Ray Poitevint (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, … [Read more...]