McConaughey plays California Angels outfielder Ben Williams in the comedy-drama. The prayers of a young boy that the Angels will start winning, and his family will reunite, are answered. Co-starring Danny Glover, Tony Danza, Christopher Lloyd, Adrien Brody, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. McConaughey talks about getting paid to make a film about baseball:
It’s the American dream isn’t it. I’ll tell you what. When they said we’re going to fly him out here to play ball for ten weeks, and I’m getting paid for it! How about that?