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Brad Pitt is a Fighter

Brad Pitt is a Fighter

Brad Pitt will star opposite Mark Wahlberg in boxing flick The Fighter, a drama about boxer Irish Mickey Ward and his unlikely path to become world lightweight champion.

According to Variety, Brad replaced Matt Damon because of scheduling conflicts.

Mr. Pitt will play Dicky Eklund, Mickey’s half-brother and a talented fighter who once went the distance with Sugar Ray Leonard in a title fight but then turned to crime and landed in prison. Then he turned his life around and helped his underperforming brother find the spark for a remarkable run that led to the world title.

The Fighter will be directed by Rachel Weisz‘s hubby Darren Aronofsky (Requiem for a Dream, The Fountain).

You just know there will be lotsa shirtless and sweaty scenes in this film. Ladies, buy your drool rags now.

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  • Fug Face Man!ston

    lol

  • buttcheeks

    Too bad Brad is going to ruin the movie.

    Seriously can’t they find other better actors younger
    more sophisticated out there?

  • she sucks

    get a new character brad – what happened to you wanting to do something more edgy like brokeback???!!! loser!

  • Fug Face Man!ston

    sounds like a good movie.

  • buttcheeks

    And that photo is like 10 yrs old.

  • Liz

    GOD!!!! How original….geez!!

  • sheryl

    Uh….didn’t he already do this movie?

  • buttcheeks

    BOOOORRRIIINGGGG.

    Walhberg and Pitt, great 2 actors who peaked in the 90s and now
    are so ugly in the face and tired.

  • she sucks

    woo hoo, whoopie, brad pitt shirtless! i see better action in the gym. the guy is looking more and more like kevin bacon!

  • what’s the point?

    ??????????????

    Aging fighter?

  • http://msn.com gena

    Hey I got on in the top 10!!!! Bad ass Brad! Love this man!!!

  • lookwhaticando

    I cant believe I could be on page one, Brad is toooo hot

  • Mediterranean

    I heard that some idiots have been asking where Shiloh was. Didn’t they hear? Shiloh has become the personal advisor of Mr Ban Ki-moon.

  • flop in progress

    Kevin Bacon – LMFAO! Good one!

  • bdj

    Dang Just Jared you are too fast. Give a girl time to catch up. Thanks for the new thread. This sounds like an interesting project. BP plays the boxer quite well i.e. Snatch and Fight Club to a certain extent plus us girls get to see his fine body. Peace to all.

  • LMAO

    2. Brad Pitt
    Pitt will turn 44 a week before this Christmas. But in high-def, he’s no gift to women. With those pockmarked cheeks, you half expect a space capsule to land on his face. Pitt was the star of Ocean’s 13, but in HD, he looks like he should be the star of Apollo 13 — playing the part of the Moon!

    And let me tell you, in high-def, you can see that his age has finally caught up with him. The star of Fight Club looks like he’s taken a few shots to the chops.

    HE’S TRYING TO GET AS MUCH WORK AS POSSIBLE BEFORE IT’S TOO LATE. LMAO

  • Slayer, The

    How can Brad find to star in this film? Has a whole bunch of other movies coming up. I really hope Brad takes a break with Angie in 2008. That would be a great family bonding time.

  • Hiya

    Can’t wait to see TAOJJBTCRF and the stream of JP movies following!

  • flop in progress

    #8 – but probably Wahlberg more so than Pitt, IMHO…

  • curious

    LOOK AT HIS BODY AND I THINK HE HAS BETTER BODY NOW.WOW WHAT MOVIE IT WILL BE.

    ANGIE YOU ARE DAMNED LUCKY TO HAVE HIM.

  • lookwhaticando

    Brad is still the hottes A-list actor in hollywood after all these years. The powers that be know a good thing when they see one. This is why Brad can basically pick and choose any movie he wants.. And Angie baby as wel

  • Please

    How can Brad find to star in this film? Has a whole bunch of other movies coming up. I really hope Brad takes a break with Angie in 2008. That would be a great family bonding time.

    ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
    He never said he was taking a break, this report is from variety, so it’s true. If you read the whole article at variety, they will film this movie after he finish State of Play, probably around january-feb of 2008

  • Slayer, The

    How is A Mighty Heart doing in the box offices internationally?

  • curious

    17 Slayer, The

    WHY?WHILE Angie is at home with kids he can his work better. and this is cool and they can keep family more together with this work.

    and movie shooting for him won`t take more than 1 or 2 months in the year so he probably will have enough time for his family.

  • Slayer, The

    How can Brad find to star in this film? Has a whole bunch of other movies coming up. I really hope Brad takes a break with Angie in 2008. That would be a great family bonding time.

    ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
    He never said he was taking a break, this report is from variety, so it’s true. If you read the whole article at variety, they will film this movie after he finish State of Play, probably around january-feb of 2008
    ———
    WOW. He’s working non-stop. I wonder how he finds time to spend family time. I would love for him to take a break in 2008, so he can be with his family.

  • love brad and angie

    thanks jared you more than anyone know how we care for brad and angie,as far as his looks he is still very nice looking,he is a man now ,not no baby face star.i am proud that he likes to work.he will do justice to this movie.he is a very honest caring person to everyone and especialy his family.

  • Go to box office mojo

    How is A Mighty Heart doing in the box offices internationally?
    +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
    Not good.

  • alison p

    Productions companies are trying to get films done before the strike. So probably the beginning of the year BP would star in this movie. Variety wrote months ago that production companies felt after spring of 2008 no films will be in process because of the strike.

  • Slayer, The

    How is A Mighty Heart doing in the box offices internationally?
    +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
    Not good.
    ——
    Numbers please.

  • Slayer, The

    Productions companies are trying to get films done before the strike. So probably the beginning of the year BP would star in this movie. Variety wrote months ago that production companies felt after spring of 2008 no films will be in process because of the strike.
    ———–
    What strike?

  • repost/Brad’s career is hot

    Brad is so in demand. Quality films are being offered to Brad left and right. Look at who is directing, no bad blood there like some keep screaming due to The Fountain and Brad’s decision not to do that film. This will be a great film as the story is one of real life redemption and reformation of one’s life.

    Brad will make this one as soon as he completes State of Play so next year probably Feb/March-June. Very doable.

    Studios are rushing to make films ASAP in light of the possible strike next summer, squeezing in as many as possible by June/July 2008. They are making hay while the sun shines, stockpiling as many films as possible to have some products for theatres. If strike happens no films will be made last half of 2008.

  • Jaxon

    Hello Troy-built!

  • Fug Face Man!ston

    lmao @ not good.

  • Sheri

    Hey BAMPZS fans! Jared thanks!

    Those of you who dislike this family why are you always here before the fans? Interesting that you have nothing better to do than post about people you don’t care for.

  • Tijen

    Medi, Guli, Curly-

    I posted a quick hello to you guys at the end of previous tread.

    Got to go! Take care!

  • lookwhaticando

    bdj : 09/20/2007 at 6:48 pm
    Dang Just Jared you are too fast. Give a girl time to catch up. Thanks for the new thread. This sounds like an interesting project. BP plays the boxer quite well i.e. Snatch and Fight Club to a certain extent plus us girls get to see his fine body. Peace to all.

    ===============================

    You are so right, Jared is way to fast, I am still trying to catch up with the last two, There is not enough time in the day

  • Rubi

    GOOD! I LIKE TIS KIND OF MOVIE AND OF COURSE ITS GOING TO BE GOOD BECAUSE BRAD IS GOING TO GET THE SAME SHAPE HE HAD IN FIGHT CLUB AND BE THE BEST THING IN THE MOVIE, LIKE HE ALWAYS IS.

  • Andrómeda

    Thanks JJ for the new thread.
    Before saying that AMH is not doing good internationally, wait a couple of months and then talk. The film just opened in a few countries. For example in Japan it will be open in december, so let´s wait, shall we..?

  • Jolie is Razzie’s Princess

    Brad is so in demand. Quality films are being offered to Brad left and right. Look at who is directing, no bad blood there like some keep screaming due to The Fountain and Brad’s decision not to do that film. This will be a great film as the story is one of real life redemption and reformation of one’s life.

    Brad will make this one as soon as he completes State of Play so next year probably Feb/March-June. Very doable.

    Studios are rushing to make films ASAP in light of the possible strike next summer, squeezing in as many as possible by June/July 2008. They are making hay while the sun shines, stockpiling as many films as possible to have some products for theatres. If strike happens no films will be made last half of 2008.

    ———–
    You can say the opposite of Jolie. Jolie holds the record with EIGHT RAZZIE NOMINATIONS, an entire filmography of box office flops, and HORRIBLE MOVIES that the critics and audiences HATED. Plus she’s MISCAST in ALL her roles. i.e. The Good Shepherd. Jolie will continue to get miscast, star in horrible films that flop at the box office… WHILE Brad continues to star in GREAT films receiving critical acclaim.

  • Slayer, The

    How is AMH doing at the international box office?

  • Rubyrose77

    This looks like it going to be good film

  • Debra

    Why is he doing this sort of film now? should he do some meaningful films.. BABEL was great. Jesse James looks good too. This one doesn’t sound good :( sounds like a role for 20 something may be I am wrong But Brad and Whalberg doing such roles No NO

  • Meli

    I can’t believe it.I just finished watching Fight Club on tv and Jared has a new thread with a (hot) photo from this movie!Isn’t that funny? :-)

    By the way,does anyone know what time is the premiere of JJ in LA tomorrow?

  • Jolie has EIGHT RAZZIE NOMINATIONS and a Filmography of TERRIBLE FILMS

    41 Rubyrose77 : 09/20/2007 at 7:03 pm
    This looks like it going to be good film
    ——–
    You can’t say that about any of Jolie’s films. All her films are HORRIBLE JOKES. i.e. Tomb Raider 1&2, Alexander, Beyond Borders, Sky Captain, Original Sin, Life or Something Like It, just to name a few.

  • http://deleted originaltruth

    AMH has made close to a $1 million more abroad, I learnt it is in limited release.

  • Rubyrose77

    BOX OFFICE MOJO
    SEARCH SITE

    SHOWTIMES

    Foreign Total as of Sep. 16, 2007:
    $905,323

    Note: Overall foreign totals are updated weekly for most currently playing movies. The country breakdowns are updated less frequently and do not necessarily add up to the foreign totals.
    Country Release
    Date Total Gross / As Of
    Australia 10/18/07 n/a n/a
    Austria 9/14/07 $23,222 9/16/07
    Belgium and Luxembourg 9/19/07 n/a n/a
    Bulgaria 9/30/07 n/a n/a
    Czech Republic 10/18/07 n/a n/a
    Denmark 9/14/07 $13,213 9/16/07
    France and Algeria, Monaco, Morocco and Tunisia 9/19/07 n/a n/a
    Germany 9/13/07 $211,555 9/16/07
    Italy 11/2/07 n/a n/a
    Japan 11/23/07 n/a n/a
    Lithuania 9/21/07 n/a n/a
    Netherlands 9/20/07 n/a n/a
    Norway 10/5/07 n/a n/a
    Portugal and Angola 9/13/07 $100,131 9/17/07
    Romania 10/26/07 n/a n/a
    Russia – CIS 12/31/69 n/a n/a
    Spain 9/13/07 $580,746 9/17/07
    Switzerland 9/13/07 $63,498 9/17/07
    Taiwan 2/29/08 n/a n/a
    United Kingdom and Ireland and Malta 9/21/07 n/a n/a

  • Go to box office mojo

    How is AMH doing at the international box office?
    +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
    YOU’RE SO FUCKING ANNOYING, GO TO BOX OFFICE MOJO!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Rubyrose77

    Open UK friday . Yes!!!!!! can’t wait to go and see it…..

  • Jolie has EIGHT RAZZIE NOMINATIONS and a Filmography of TERRIBLE FILMS

    I’m a cunt!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • BP luvs AJ

    http://www.rexfeatures.com/cgi-bin/newshow?item=696635&section=S

    Brad and Angie on a date Tuesday nite in NYC. Sweetness!!

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