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Me -- March Madness is absolutely crazy.
It's really only a warm up until baseball season starts say some who are totally in the fantasy baseball the league's kick off beginning soon.
And there's this new documentary called fantasy land premiering today on line and it explores the passion popularity.
Behind fantasy baseball here's a -- -- yeah.
I'm willing to do make a deal yeah.
You can get away very dangerous game Orion Hawaiian music read I feel great -- -- just.
-- it's slow all.
-- -- In our mascot looks like a Wall Street trader guess what he is joining me in a Fox Business exclusive -- Stephen how gone is the director of the film and winner of two sports Emmy Awards and jet black enough fantasy baseball fanatic who was the guy profile that you just saw in fantasyland good to have you both here.
Stephen you're the director of this this effort -- goodness it's getting so much attention.
It's based on the book by the Wall Street Journal sportswriter Sam walker what made you look at that book and say that's a documentary.
-- is exciting to me about cents cookies that he made.
Fantasy which essentially people looking at numbers and watching television come to life because he actively went out and talk to the players.
And so it gave it dramatic story line and I read a book -- obviously great documentary if we can be found around somebody do this.
And the element of talk in the players makes fantasy come to life.
And so we found mr.
lacking and then off we went on this kind of wild adventure with him and.
Well -- -- -- -- -- the film certainly in that year you're if you happen via a Wall Street mutual fund guy who does research for them -- -- class Columbia Business School.
What got you on this crazy train because you're jumping around the whole country talking to players figuring it out making your fantasy trades.
Well -- for me it was a couple people when they open casting call one out.
It instantly sending messages and said you've got to do this this is right up your Alley you know we're sick and tired of losing to use a lot and you try to -- -- this expert leagues that you can get and said.
You kick your butt out there was -- took a leave of absence to run around with.
A lot of players -- what was interesting to people in the tout wars -- -- to me that oh you know you took a year off more -- now I'm still working -- so do my stop and.
-- you see the movie there's a lot of stuff going on in my life it was also during 2000 they would do that bit of its multiple this year tout wars yes what is that.
Well that's how wars is the expert fantasy baseball league that was founded in about 1998.
But -- Chandler and it takes all the experts who write the books.
-- -- you have to understand that fantasy baseball so big now that even Bloomberg.
Is dedicating -- whole area it's well that's what type two candidates can't watch it huge in fact let's show a clip that involves jet traipsing around the nation talking to players here it is.
So does that make you nervous.
No I -- How valuable you are and what -- think the key is.
I -- Suzuki keep your water began training under one.
-- -- OK so he's sitting here talking the ear off Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander and Stephen.
You were able to capture all of this and tell us about the bus on this this is running on a website right now people want to see what is the website tell us how we can find it.
So it's on -- film and also it's you can find out about the film on fantasyland -- dot com.
And also what's exciting about this film being on the web is that this whole entire fantasy sports community lives there.
So in many ways I feel like.
We're a better fit her on the web and we would be a movie theater because all of them are at home playing this game anyway so it's a great fit for us is a great place for us become the story.
Everyone's out they're commenting twittering about Chad and putting stuff on FaceBook about him.
And he's really become this character that sparked a lot of discussion.
-- he's really become a character who kept saying because I see it almost missed the birth of your twins just think well -- -- running around doing this insanity what it what happened there well it what happened -- I was in the in the process of working out a trade and you know that another call -- economic thought.
I looked down that I saw the number I didn't recognize -- so I immediately just put it -- hold and then finally had to come -- again because the doctor calling me from the delivery room.
Stick to come down and able to come up and go and and and team elected and why gap -- wealth -- were killed if he.
One of the other producers you have to runner up there to check on his wife who had been met his wife once while -- was -- -- trying to make India.
Prove true are right you've got to watch the film because it really takes you into a world that is huge thirty million people -- into this fantasy land stuff.
Stephen falcon jet black pen from the documentary fantasy -- good luck to -- -- you can see it on snag films dot com thank you so much good luck and thank you thank you very.
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