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Video Watch: Brad Pitt and Jonah Hill Star in Bennett Miller's Baseball Drama Moneyball

Thompson on Hollywood By Sophia Savage | Thompson on Hollywood June 15, 2011 at 9:25AM

Brad Pitt stars as Billy Beane in Moneyball (September 23), a baseball drama about the Oakland A's. Robin Wright, Jonah Hill and Philip Seymour Hoffman co-star in the drama adapted by Steven Zaillian (Schindler's List) from Michael Lewis's nonfiction bestseller. Bennett Miller (Capote) took over the directing reins after Steven Soderbergh fell out of Sony's Scott Rudin production.
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Brad Pitt stars as Billy Beane in Moneyball (September 23), a baseball drama about the Oakland A's. Robin Wright, Jonah Hill and Philip Seymour Hoffman co-star in the drama adapted by Steven Zaillian (Schindler's List) from Michael Lewis's nonfiction bestseller. Bennett Miller (Capote) took over the directing reins after Steven Soderbergh fell out of Sony's Scott Rudin production.

E.T. has an advance look: check out former Access Hollywood host Nancy O'Dell, who has replaced retired Mary Hart.

[ET vis ThePlaylist]

This article is related to: Directors, Genres, Headliners, Video, First Look, Drama, Brad Pitt, Trailers


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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.