Based on the national bestselling book, this inside look into Oakland Athletics GM Billy Beane’s tactics in turning a team with the lowest payroll in MLB into playoff contenders. Originally conceived as a project to re-team Steven Soderbergh with his Ocean’s Eleven collaborator Pitt, until Soderbergh left the project before it got off the ground. Bennett Miller is the man behind the camera working from a script credited to two former Oscar Winners Steven Zaillian (Traffic) and Aaron Sorkin (The Social Network). Brad Pitt looks to be channeling Redford in his portrayal of Beane and Jonah Hill looks to once again prove he has acting chops as well. Based on the pedigree in front of and behind the camera this early sneak preview looks like Moneyball may be a serious contender in major categories come next OSCAR season. Location shooting in and around Oakland Colisuem looks fantastic, opens nation wide Sept. 23 2011.