The first image from the set of Moneyball was recently posted on the film's Facebook page. Click on the image below, which features Philip Seymour Hoffman as Oakland A's manager Art Howe to access our new gallery for the film:

<strong><em>Moneyball</em></strong> Philip Seymour Hoffman Image

In related news, Fanhouse is reporting today that the name of the character Jonah Hill is playing, which was based on Oakland A's general manager Paul DePodesta, has been changed to Peter Brand. DePodesta told the site that he wasn't comfortable having his name on a character that was only loosely based on himself.

"At the end of the day, I just wasn't comfortable with my name on a fictitious character," DePodesta said, also clarifying to the site that he, "meant no offense to Hill."

We'll be sure to keep you posted with any further news regarding Moneyball, which is currently filming in Oakland, as soon as we have more information.