Brad Pitt & Jonah Hill Premiere ‘Moneyball’ In Oakland [PHOTOS]

Brad Pitt attended the premiere of Columbia Pictures’ Moneyball at the Paramount Theatre of the Arts last night (September 19) in Oakland, California. He was joined by his co-stars Jonah Hill, Chris Pratt and Phillip Seymour Hoffman.

Pitt appears on the latest cover of Sports Illustrated. “It’s shameful how little I know about baseball. … I’m amazed they let me do this movie…,” Pitt told SI writer Austin Murphy before adding, “I’m an Oklahoma-Missouri boy, so I’m no stranger to a bit of dip. We start early with that, so really, I was just revisiting my roots.”

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As Brad Pitt worked his way down the red carpet in front of the hundreds of fans who had gathered for the Moneyball premiere, he shouted, “Let’s go, Oakland!” — just as they do at A’s games.

“It’s very cool,” Pitt said, looking around at the scene. “This is a special screening for us. The people of Oakland gave us such a great response. They stayed up with us for hours on end to tape the baseball scenes (for the movie) and never lost energy.”