Brad Pitt in Moneyball Trailer: First Look!

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How do you make a movie about baseball stats appeal to the masses? Two words:

Brad Pitt. With an assist from Jonah Hill, Aaron Sorkin and Michael Lewis, to boot.

A true story adapted from Lewis' book of the same name, Moneyball stars Pitt as Oakland A's GM Billy Beane, who built a winning team against all odds.

Using statistical data to calculate the best, cheapest and most undervalued players for his rag-tag roster, Beane turned conventional wisdom on its head.

Jonah Hill stars as Pitt's geeky understudy and right hand man, while Oscar-winner Sorkin co-wrote the screenplay. Check out the official Moneyball trailer:

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