Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt Developing ‘Illuminae,’ Based on the Best-Selling YA Sci-Fi Novel

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by Britt Hayes November 20, 2015 @ 6:23 PM
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Though it just hit shelves in October, the new YA sci-fi novel Illuminae is quickly becoming a favorite among readers with its inventive format and suspenseful narrative. Sensing a potentially great opportunity, Brad Pitt has wasted approximately zero time in teaming up with Warner Bros. to develop a film based on the novel — because everything you love must become a movie or TV show and be remade eventually in the great cinematic circle of life.

‘The Big Short’ Trailer: Four Investment Bankers Walk Into a Global Economic Collapse

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by Matt Singer September 22, 2015 @ 8:20 AM
Adam McKay’s best known as the director of Will Ferrell comedies like Anchorman and Step Brothers. His films tend to be weird, bizarre, and silly. But his 2010 buddy cop comedy The Other Guys ended on a note that was more outraged than outrageous: Animated infographic closing credits that outlined the reasons and details of the 2008 economic collapse (which was the background of the case investigated in the film by Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg’s characters).

‘By the Sea’ Trailer: Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s Marriage Is Falling Apart

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by Britt Hayes August 6, 2015 @ 5:15 PM
Angelina Jolie’s latest directorial project puts her both behind and in front of the camera, directing herself along with real-life husband Brad Pitt in By the Sea — a film that casts them as a couple in a disintegrating marriage. The first trailer for the upcoming film has arrived, and it definitely looks like a different kind of visceral drama for Jolie, who has primarily stuck with dramatic films based on harrowing true life stories.

Robert Downey Jr., Will Smith, Tom Cruise and More Top Highest-Paid Actors of 2015 List

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by Britt Hayes August 4, 2015 @ 6:33 PM
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It should hardly come as a surprise that guys like Robert Downey Jr., Will Smith and Tom Cruise are among the highest-paid actors in the world. For his part, Downey Jr. is one of the biggest stars in the biggest movie franchise, while Cruise churns out one blockbuster after another, and the very presence of Smith commands huge box office returns. Predictability aside, there are some surprises on this year’s list of the highest-paid actors in the world.

That’s a Bingo! 15 ‘Inglourious Basterds’ Facts You Might Not Know

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by ScreenCrush Staff June 8, 2015 @ 11:25 AM
You’ve heard of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but there’s also a connected Quentin Tarantino Universe. Donnie Donowitz from Inglourious Basterds is the father of producer Lee Donowitz from True Romance. Does that mean Brad Pitt’s character in True Romance is related to Lt. Aldo Raine of the Basterds? That’s just one of the facts packed into the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies, which takes a trip back to Nazi occupied France with Inglourious Basterds!

Netflix Acquires Brad Pitt Comedy ‘War Machine’

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by Matt Singer June 8, 2015 @ 10:59 AM
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Don’t worry, they didn’t replace Don Cheadle with Brad Pitt. Despite the title (and Netflix’s extensive lineup of Marvel TV shows), War Machine does not have a connection to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It’s a new comedy starring Brad Pitt, and rather than going to a big Hollywood studio, it belongs to Netflix, who’ve acquired the rights to the movie. Via Deadline, here’s what War Machine is about: