“The Catcher Was a Spy” is a 2018 biographical spy film directed by Ben Lewin and written by Robert Rodat, based on the book of the same name. It will star Paul Rudd as Moe Berg, a former baseball player who joined the war effort during World War II and partook in espionage for the U.S. Government. Moe joins the war effort as a spy to beat Germany in the race to build the first atomic bomb. The film premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. It is scheduled to be released on 22nd of next month by IFC Films.