Is the movie Million Dollar Arm a true story?
Million Dollar Arm is a 2014 American biographical sports drama film directed by Craig Gillespie and produced by Walt Disney Pictures from a screenplay written by Thomas McCarthy. The film is based on the true story of baseball pitchers Rinku Singh and Dinesh Patel who were discovered by sports agent J. B.
Who are the actors in the movie Million Dollar Arm?
Million Dollar Arm. The film stars Jon Hamm as J. B. Bernstein, Bill Paxton as pitching coach Tom House, Suraj Sharma as Singh, Madhur Mittal as Patel, and Alan Arkin. The film’s music is composed by A. R. Rahman. Produced by Joe Roth, Mark Ciardi, and Gordon Gray, the film was released theatrically on May 16, 2014.
Who was the javelin thrower in the Million Dollar Arm?
Watch the Million Dollar Arm movie trailer for the film starring Jon Hamm as sports agent J.B. Bernstein, who helped create a contest in India to recruit potential players for Major League Baseball. The two winners, Rinku Singh and Dinesh Kumar Patel, were both former javelin throwers.
Is’the Million Dollar Arm’still happening?
Yes. The real J.B. Bernstein is still holding the contest and admits that both the movie and book from Simon & Schuster will help to give the show a megaphone it doesn’t normally have. He expects to see half a million kids participate in “The Million Dollar Arm” contest in the fall of 2014.
How does the Million Dollar Arm work?
He approaches investor Mr. Chang with his proposal—a talent contest staged in India called “Million Dollar Arm.” Contestants score points by demonstrating they can pitch a baseball with speed and accuracy. Along with the prize money, two winners will be flown to the U.S. and receive coaching to become legitimate baseball prospects within two years.
Who wrote the music for Million Dollar Arm?
Million Dollar Arm. The film’s music is composed by A. R. Rahman. Produced by Joe Roth, Mark Ciardi, and Gordon Gray, the film was released theatrically on May 16, 2014. Million Dollar Arm grossed $39.2 million and received mixed-to-positive reviews.