Based on the true story of an American sports agent (Hamm) who discovered two Indian teenagers in a village who could throw 95mph fastballs, and brought them back to the US, moved in with them, taught them english, american culture, and the game of baseball. At 19 years old, they signed with the Pittsburgh Pirates with million dollar contracts. Arkin will play a retired baseball scout.
Producing will be Joe Roth, Mark Ciardi and Gordon Gray.
Arkin last appeared in “The Incredible Burt Wonderstone” and will next star in “In Security”, which has already been completed.
He is repped by ICM.