Jon Hamm to Star in Disney’s ‘Million Dollar Arm’
It’s official: Jon Hamm of Mad Men is slated to play the lead role in Disney’s upcoming baseball flick Million Dollar Arm.
The film follows sports agent J.B. Bernstein on his quest to discover baseball talent in India, where he recruits two cricket players – Rinku Singh and Dinesh Patel – to play for a professional baseball team. Based on a true story, Million Dollar Man was written by Thomas McCarthy and will be produced by Mark Ciardi, Gordon Gray, Joe Roth and Palak Patel.
Production on the film is set to begin this fall.