Bill Lee needs no introduction to most baseball fans in New England and now folks all over the nation will get a glimpse of the former Red Sox lefty when 'Spaceman' the movie is released this week.

Actor Josh Duhamel portrays Lee in the film which is based on the 1985 autobiography 'The Wrong Stuff'. The movie picks up the life and times of Lee after his release by the Montreal Expos. The Red Sox had traded Lee to the Expos in 1978 and he was cut in 1982.

Lee calls the movie "a chapter in his life and it's the worst chapter".

The outspoken and free spirit pitcher is a member of the Red Sox Hall of Fame. He has been to Bangor many times over the years playing the a Sox alumni team playing charity games.

Check out this preview of the movie...