The movie adaptation of Michael Lewis’ “Moneyball” has been dumped by Sony Pictures, just one day before production was supposed to start. With Steven Soderbergh slated to direct and Brad Pitt to play the infamous Billy Beane I sure hope this gets picked up by another studio. You can read more about this story over at Variety.
For those of you who love baseball this book is an essential read as it blew the cover off of the Sabermetrics approach to the game and ushered in a new era of baseball. Stat heads such as myself loved this black and white look at the game.