Parks and Recreation actor joins Moneyball

Chris Pratt has joined the cast of upcoming dramedy Moneyball.

The Parks and Recreation actor will play former Boston Red Sox catcher Scott Hatteberg in the baseball film.

Based on the 2003 book by Michael Lewis and helmed by Bennett Miller, the picture co-stars Brad Pitt, Robin Wright, Jonah Hill, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Stephen Bishop and Kathryn Morris.