Based on a true story of an American sports agent who discovered two Indian teenagers in a village who could throw 95mph fastballs, and brought them back to the US, moved in with them, teaching them english, american culture, and the game of baseball. At 19 years old, they signed with the Pittsburgh Pirates with million dollar contracts.
Producing will be Joe Roth, Mark Ciardi and Gordon Gray.
Gillespie last directed the “Fright Night” remake and “Lars and the Real Girl”. Up next on his slate is comedy/drama “The Flamingo Thief” with Will Ferrell attached to star.
He is repped by UTA.