Bill Lee Sees His Life On The Silver Screen As ‘Spaceman’ Premieres In Somerville

“Spaceman,” the film starring Josh Duhamel as former Boston Red Sox pitcher Bill Lee, premiered Friday night at Somerville Theatre in Somerville, Mass., with the left-hander himself and the movie’s director, Brett Rapkin, in attendance.’s Rachel Holt caught up with Lee and Rapkin before the showing, and they discussed the movie’s authenticity, Duhamel’s portrayal...
August 20, 2016  |  Discuss

The HOVG Podcast: Brett Rapkin

This week, Shawn Anderson and Lou Olsen talk Brett Rapkin, the writer and director of the movie “Spaceman”. The filmmaker talks about working with Josh Duhamel, hanging out with Fergie and, of course, the enigma that is former Montreal Expos and Boston Red Sox pitcher Bill Lee. (Download The Hall of Very Good Podcast over on iTunes) SHOW NOTES: Got to throw out the first...
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August 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Navigate Like a Viking: Josh Duhamel Guides How-To Video for Vikings App

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. —A digital Josh Duhamel walks fans through the digital ins and outs of the new Vikings app. An animated version of the actor is featured in the how-to video, which covers a var...
July 26, 2016

Watch: Josh Duhamel is pitcher Bill Lee in Spaceman trailer

Former Boston Red Sox and Montreal Expos pitcher Bill Lee was enough of an outsized, counterculture personality during his baseball career to warrant a movie being made about him. That time has now arrived, with Josh Duhamel (Transformers) portraying the wacky left-hander in a feature film. Check out the trailer for Spaceman, executive produced by Ron Shelton (Bull Durham), Ben...
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June 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Josh Duhamel Learned Eephus Pitch From Bill Lee During ‘Spaceman’ Movie

SAN FRANCISCO — Bill Lee graced the Fenway Park mound like no other pitcher ever has, and now his story is being told in an upcoming film, “Spaceman,” in which the eccentric former Boston Red Sox left-hander is played by Josh Duhamel, eephus pitches and all. “Bill actually taught me how to throw an eephus, believe it or not,” Duhamel told’s Michaela Vernava on...
February 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Steve Nash will produce Pete Maravich film, Brett Rapkin will write and direct

One incredible college and NBA shooter is producing a movie about another one. Steve Nash has long had a passion for film, even co-directing Into The Wind, a 30 for 30 documentary on Terry Fox, while still an active NBA player. Since his May retirement, he’s become even more involved in that world, producing an independent movie on the 1980s rise of ecstasy in Dallas. Now, The...
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December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

‘Baseball as It Was’ Episode #26: Bill Lee

In a straight-laced sport such as baseball, Bill Lee – better known as “Spaceman” – was a distinctive personality. Through 14 big league seasons and 119 victories, he was as crafty on the mound as he was opinionated off of it. But Lee has defied age by pitching competitively into his late 60s. So, even though he may have left the majors in 1982, Bill Lee has really never...
Via Baseball Essential
June 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Drama 'Bravetown' Stars Josh Duhamel

The big screen drama Bravetown—about Josh Harvest, a gifted but lonely teenage musician who goes on a life-altering journey—features an all-star cast that includes Josh Duhamel, Maria Bello and rising
Via Stack
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Malcolm Butler and Julian Edelman presented at the Grammy’s

Here’s a video from in which Malcolm Butler “intercepts” the winning envelope from Josh Duhamel…
Via This Given Sunday
February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

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