NFL Network has recruited movie star Brad Pitt to narrate a new documentary America’s Game: 2009 New Orleans Saints. Pitt has long been active in charity efforts in the Gulf region, which as devastated after Hurricane Katrina five years ago. The NFL says Pitt was chosen to narrate the documentary “because of his humanitarian efforts in the gulf region.”
The addition of Pitt brings some star power to the project, which when combined with the feel-good story of the Saints and New Orleans, could bring in viewers that may not otherwise have tuned in.
America’s Game: 2009 New Orleans Saints, will premiere Wednesday, September 8 at 9 PM ET.
The full press release, with more information about the doc, is available after the jump.