09/26/2011 04:58 pm ET | Updated Nov 26, 2011

'Moneyball' Unscripted: Brad Pitt, Jonah Hill Discuss Film (VIDEO)

It may not have taken down Walt Disney's "The Lion King" reissue in the weekend box office, but "Moneyball" still made waves in the wide world of sports and managed to open at $20.6 million.

Brad Pitt, who recently starred on the cover of Sports Illustrated, and co-star Jonah Hill sat down and discussed the film and what led them to want to make it in an interview with Moviefone's "Unscripted."

One fan sent in a question, asking Pitt what was behind his obsession of wanting to make the film. He talked about how it made him think about the old movies from the 1970s he grew up watching and then quickly transitioned into his interest in baseball.

"This movie about baseball process. And truthfully, it's shameful how little I know about baseball and I was really interested in the process of it all," he said. "Ultimately, it's a guy out of necessity. He is a part of an unfair game. And how do these guys compete. How do these guys go up against a system. And by necessity, they had to re-question everything they did, how they did it, and found great inefficiencies in that process. They went up against the church so to speak."

Scroll down to watch the full interview.