“Million Dollar Arm” Coming to Blu-ray™, DVD and Digital HD October 7th.

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Million Dollar Arm

From the studio that brought you “Miracle” and “Remember the Titans,” comes the inspirational true story Million Dollar Arm,” on Disney Blu-ray™, Digital HD, Disney Movies Anywhere, DVD and On-Demand Oct. 7, 2014.

Included are plenty of Bonus Features that include  an Alternate Ending, Deleted Scenes, Outtakes, Making-Of Featurettes, and More!

On Blu-ray™, Digital HD & SD, and Disney Movies Anywhere   
 Making-of Featurettes:
o   Training Camp – Actors Suraj Sharma and Madhur Mittal faced the same daunting challenge that their characters Rinku and Dinesh did—learning how to pitch a baseball.
o   Their Story – The real JB Bernstein, Rinku and Dinesh explore the legacy of the Million Dollar Arm contest and its impact on the lives and aspirations of children in India…and their own lives as well.
o   Million Dollar Music by A.R. Rahman – The Oscar-winning composer (Best Original Score, “Slumdog Millionaire,” 2008) talks about creating music that encompasses two worlds—India and the U.S.
·       Alternate Ending
·       Deleted Scenes:
o   “JB’s Problem”
o   “Sold”
o   “I’d Take Ten Dollars”
·       Outtakes
·       And more!
 
Exclusive to Disney Movies Anywhere
·       Deleted Scene:
o   “What about Brenda?”
*Digital bonus offerings will vary per retailer

 

Based on a true story, 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 (Madhur Mittal) and Rinku (Suraj Sharma), two young men who have no idea about playing baseball, yet have a knack for throwing a fastball. Hoping to sign them to major league contracts and make a quick buck, JB brings the boys home to America to train. While the Americans are definitely out of their element in India — the boys, who have never left their rural villages — are equally challenged when they come to the States. As the boys learn the finer points of baseball — JB, with the help of his charming friend Brenda (Lake Bell) — learns valuable life lessons about teamwork, commitment and what it means to be a family.

Watch the official trailer:

“Million Dollar Arm” stars Jon Hamm, Suraj Sharma (“Life of Pi”), Madhur Mittal (“Slumdog Millionaire”), Bill Paxton (“Big Love,” “Apollo 13”), Lake Bell (“Boston Legal,” “No Strings Attached”) and Alan Arkin (“Argo,” “Little Miss Sunshine”). It was directed by Craig Gillespie (“Fright Night,” “Lars and the Real Girl”), written by Thomas McCarthy (“Up,” “Win Win”) and produced by Mark Ciardi & Gordon Gray (“The Rookie,” “Invincible,” “Secretariat”) and Joe Roth (“Alice in Wonderland,” “Maleficent”).


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