Oscar winner Brad Pitt is in negotiations to play famed archaeologist Richard Leakey in Angelina Jolie's drama Africa, an individual familiar with the Skydance project has told TheWrap.
Last fall’s World War II action movie 'Fury,' starring Brad Pitt, didn’t skimp on the raw, gritty reality of tank warfare. But not all of the dark details made it into the finished film. Watch a deleted scene.
Following the success of “Moneyball,” Brad Pitt and his Plan B shingle have assembled an all-star cast for the next adaptation of a Michael Lewis bestseller. Sources tell Variety that Pitt, Christian Bale and Ryan Gosling have come on board to star in “The Big Short ,” Paramount and Plan B’s adaptation “The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine” that Adam McKay is writing and directing. Lewis’ nonfiction tome tells the story of the build-up of the housing and credit bubble during the 2000s that led to the financial crisis of 2007-2010. Paramount had no comment.
Since tying the knot two months ago, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have been engaged in their other steamy saga, filming the romantic drama By the Sea in Malta. The film, written and being directed by Jolie, is set in France in the mid-1970s, and both actors are dressed in era-appropriate garb. Jolie, who plays a former dancer, is sporting a crème-colored frock with an avocado-hued scarf, while the mustachioed Pitt has a crisp, white dress shirt on, topped off with a stylish fedora.
Brad Pitt stops by 'Between Two Ferns' to talk to Zach Galifianakis about Angelina, 'Friends,' and the last piece of gum.
Fury, out Friday, follows Brad Pitt on a World War II tank with Logan Lerman, Shia LaBeouf, Michael Pena, and Jon Bernthal on a deadly mission in enemy territory for 24 hours. Directed by David Ayer, the $68 million Sony release is expected to open in the $25 million range. Read what top critics are saying about Fury: The Hollywood Reporter's chief film critic Todd McCarthy writes that it’s “a good, solid World War II movie, nothing more and nothing less.
The 92-year-old World War II veteran found out soon enough, when he flew with his wife from his home in Minnesota to Hollywood last year, where he joined with three other vets to educate Pitt and his Fury co-stars about life on the front lines of tank warfare. “They asked what life was like on a tank, what we did for excitement, what we were eating,” Smilanich told KARE, Minneapolis’ local NBC affiliate.
Shia LaBeouf admitted to punching Brad Pitt on the set of their new film Fury, though he did go a little easy on the A-list star. Newly stable just in time for the press blitz ahead of the World War II action movie (which opens on Friday), LaBeouf told Jimmy Kimmel on Monday night that cast members sparred as a bonding exercise and that even Pitt joined in. LaBeouf said he looks up to Pitt and loved acting alongside him, which Fury’s director David Ayer confirmed in a conversation with Yahoo Movies on Monday.
Watch Brad Pitt Return to the WWII Battlefields in an Exclusive Clip from ‘Fury’ The last time we saw Brad Pitt in military fatigues, he was making Nazis wish they’d never been born as Lt. Aldo Raine in Quentin Tarantino’s revisionist thrillerInglourious Basterds. Pitt plays another Southerner fighting World War II in the upcoming filmFury, and from this exclusive clip, it’s safe to say that hisStaff Sergeant Don “Wardaddy” Collier is cut from the same cloth as Lt. Raine.
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Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are set to star in an intimate, character-driven drama titled “By the Sea,” which Jolie wrote and will direct, as well as produce alongside Pitt, it was announced Friday by Universal Pictures. Universal has acquired worldwide rights to “By the Sea,” which will serve as Jolie’s next film project. Jolie is currently in post-production on “Unbroken,” an epic drama about Olympian and war hero Louis Zamperini, which Universal will release on Christmas Day. “Angelina continues to showcase her extraordinary storytelling abilities in front of and behind the camera and we are thrilled to extend our relationship with her on ‘By the Sea,’” said Universal Pictures chairman Donna Langley.
Brad Pitt Returns to War in the First ‘Fury’ Poster Brad Pitt gives his best stubbly, and battle-scarred look in the first poster for his new World War II drama Fury, coming to theaters this November. The moody image, featuring ominous grey clouds and a pensive, Pitt gazing down from the turret of his tank, stands in contrast to the poster for his last WWII epic, Quentin Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds, in which a defiant Pitt stood tall — his back literally to the wall — staring straight at the viewer.
By Jeff Sneider Sony used E3 to debut the first footage from David Ayer’s war movie “Fury,” which starsBrad Pitt , Logan Lerman , Shia LaBeouf , Michael Pena and Jon Bernthal . The film is described as a WWII movie, “the likes of which we haven’t seen before.” That may actually be true, as much of the action is set in and around one bad-ass tank. Also read: ‘Walking Dead’ Alum Jon Bernthal in Negotiations to Join Brad Pitt in David Ayer’s ‘Fury’ (Exclusive) Set in April 1945, story follows the five-man crew as they set out on a Nazi-killing mission despite being outnumbered and outgunned.
By Tatiana Siegel Lupita Nyong’o is set to reteam with Brad Pitt's Plan B on the drama Americanah. Plan B, which produced 12 Years a Slave, has acquired big-screen rights to the Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie-penned novel and will produce alongside D2 Prods. and Potboiler Prods. (The Last King of Scotland, Generation Kill). Nyong’o will produce and star.
By Alex Stedman Brad Pitt has broken his silence regarding the red carpet attack at the Maleficent premiere on May 28, explaining what happened between he and Ukrainian TV presenter Vitalii Sediuk. Pitt attended the Maleficent premiere with wife and star of the movie Angelina Jolie.
At last night’s enormous Maleficent Hollywood premiere, the usual showbiz pageantry was upset when Ukrainian journalist Vitalii Sediuk leaped over a barrier and made contact with Brad Pitt’s face. Pitt stands behind his bodyguards, and you can see Sediuk’s red pant leg and shoe sticking up on the left as the other security guards wrestle him away.