Monday, 24 August 2015

Brad Pitt First Choice for Napoleon Solo in "U.N.C.L.E." says Guy Ritchie

Newly released "The Man from U.N.C.L.E," may already be racking it in at the box office after its August 14th release date,. But, in the case of the role of Napoleon it could have gone to Hollywood actor Brad Pitt. According to the film's director Guy Ritchie, Pitt was his first choice. Had director Ritchie got his wish it would not have been the first time the two worked together.

British flick "Snatch" was the first time the two worked together when Pitt accepted a lead role in a Ritchie film. Released summer 2000, the smash hit film is said to have a "Snatch 2" sequel in the works. Expect to see to Pitt reprise his role as a boxing pikie set in UK. Incidentally, "Snatch" was Ritchie's second film endeavour launching him to international stardom and perhaps to the queen of pop herself Madonna.


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Monday, 17 August 2015

"The Counselor" Starring Brad Pitt out on DVD


Brad Pitt co-stars with Penelope Cruz and Cameron Diaz for the first time in "The Counselor." Also, stars Michael Fassbender and Javier Bardem, "The Counselor" is another star packed triumph. Released at the box office in 2013, the official trailer provides a sneak peek into this amazing flick. Pitt in a cowboy hat can not be missed nor can his teaming up with sexy co-stars Cruz and Diaz.

Directed by Ridley Scott, this film is third time director Scott and Pitt have also worked together. Cult classic "Thelma and Louise" featuring a very young and fresh faced Pitt was the very first time Pitt was cast in a Scott film. The role truly launched the career of Brad Pitt landing him role after role not long after.

Thanks to Ridley Scott's direction in "Thelma and Louise" Pitt became an overnight success in Hollywood sending screaming fans to the box office ever since. The second time Pitt and Scott teamed up was in "The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford." Released in 2007, the film received several nods even winning an Oscar for the the film's co-star Casey Affleck.

Watch the official trailer here.