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Jon Hamm comes to India in new baseball movie 'Million Dollar Arm'

Washington, Dec 25 : Jon Hamm is featuring in Million Dollar Arm, which is an upcoming biographical sports drama film based on the true story of baseball pitchers Rinku Singh and Dinesh Patel who were discovered by sports agent J.B. Bernstein after winning a reality show competition.


Hamm portrays the character of Bernstein, a sports agent who is struggling to keep his business afloat when he has an unusual idea- bring talented cricket players from India to the U.S. to play pro baseball, People magazine reported.

The film, which also stars Alan Arkin, Bill Paxton, Suraj Sharma and Aasif Mandvi, refers to the reality show competition Bernstein staged in India to select the cricket players with the most potential to become Major League pitchers.

Bernstein brings the winners back to the U.S. to train and in the process becomes close with his neighbor, Brenda Paauwe, played by Lake Bell.

--ANI (Posted on 25-12-2013)

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