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Brad Pitt is an Inglorious Bastard

Brad Pitt is an Inglorious Bastard

Brad Pitt met with director Quentin Tarantino in France on Tuesday to secure Pitt to play the key role of Aldo Raine in Inglorious Bastards, reports Variety.

Tarantino also plans to meet Leonardo DiCaprio on Thursday to play another lead role, Hans Landa.

Inglorious Bastards will shoot this fall in Germany and also in France, where Brad, partner Angelina Jolie, and their six kids have been residing.

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  1. 126
    TF Says:

    @ 106

    Yep you’re right! Paul was up for the role and he should have gotten it.

    Tarantino is a celebaholic and always likes to use big celebrity names in his so so movies. He does this to distract the audience from his poor scripts to make it seem like his movies are bigger than they really are. Granted he has a great sense of style with a 70s edge in his movies that really grabs your attention, but his scripts lack any real depth. I still enjoy watching his movies though, great action. Rodriguez is the real genius behind their scripts. If it’s just Tarantino on his own, the script usually sucks. If it’s Tarantino partnered with Rodriguez, it’s usually pretty awesome.

    Truthfully I don’t believe Pitt is really Tarantino’s style as an actor. He’s most likely using Brad, because of all the recent attention to Pitt and Jolie’s newborns.

    Paul didn’t get this role and thats sad, but I see it as he lucked out. He shouldn’t waste his talent on a crappy script from Tarantino, I’m sure a better opportunity will come around soon enough.

  2. 127
    Regina Says:

    “And how do either of you Rhodes Scholars know which is the better role? Only a handful of people have read the script and there’s no way in hell you’re one of them. Notice I didn’t say “either of you”…cuz I think we all know these posts were written by the same person. The lengths you trolls go to to make it seem like there are more than 1 or 2 of you cracks me up. Sybil had 16 personalities but when she died she only died once. Write that down. We’ll be quizzing you later.”

    F_cktard. The script was leaked. That’s HOW I know (IMO) which role is better.

  3. 128
    sonia Says:

    brad always plays against type, he is just so good looking it’s not funny, but, what i like about brad and shows how smart he really is, he does not use his looks, i agree with the steve mcqueen comment, but also he reminds me of so many other greats, but i don’t care how good looking he is, if he was not a great actor he would not still be here , so many good looking actors have come and gone, brad has substance. he is going to be here a while.

  4. 129
    Brad and Leo together? Says:

    Yum yum yum…

  5. 130
    bla blah Says:

    I don’t get it. Why is it that it’s always the same actors getting all these roles. Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Matt Damon, rinse, repeat, rinse, repeat. I’m kind of sick of seeing them. I do not think that they’re all that great. They always play the same kind of characters, so predictable. I would really like to see Jude Law getting some of these roles. He is by far much more attractive (desirable) with more charisma, and he can play different type of characters.
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    Ditto.. I wanna see the new younger talent like Ryan Gosling. Also I want to see non-white actors get some major film roles as well.

  6. 131
    gma Says:

    I see the Dlisted regulars haven’t arrived yet!

  7. 132
    yoco Says:

    April 2 2007 Newsweek top actors list in terms of global appeal and b.o performance 1 Will Smith 2Depp3 Ben Stiller 4 Brad 5 T Cruise Maybe somone can link article i don’t know how It mentions that Brad is very popular overseas

  8. 133
    ThatGirl Says:

    Jared, why do you always make everything about Brad Pitt. All Leonardo DiCaprio gets is a small mention? He’s not even the ‘posted to’ section and he has the better role of the two (from reading the screenplay).

  9. 134
    omg Says:

    Talking about the power of Brad. He rocks.

  10. 135
    WOW Says:

    i don’t mean to be talking so much, but i’m having trouble refreshing and when i post it works

  11. 136
    Faye88 Says:

    TF @ 07/16/2008 at 3:13 pm
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    I agreed with you about Leo and Brad being great actors, but Paul Walker???? Maybe I’ve had the misfortune of seeing all his bad movies on cable TV.

  12. 137
    angel Says:

    i hope he takes the role love to watch him act

  13. 138
    huh Says:

    Paul Walker is nobody.

  14. 139
    When you live in a glass house Says:

    Don’t throw stones. We all know who the botox and plastic surgery addict is. And it aint Brad Pitt nowadays. ;)

  15. 140
    angel Says:

    hello to all jolie pitt fans,i see same old trolls,do these people work? have lives? do the spend their whole lives on people they hate?from my observation most of them have serious mental issues,life is too short to be a lonely pathetic fool

  16. 141
    sonia Says:

    i don’t understand what haters want, do they want us not to like him? if so why? there’s nothing you can say or do to convince me to dislike brad, now that you know that, don’t waste your time, brad is wonderful inside and, out,….. but you on the other hand really need to get a life. he is a great risk taking actor and so much more. he is handsome and hunky.

  17. 142
    Passing Through Says:

    # 90 hello @ 07/16/2008 at 2:21 pm

    I read somewhere if Brad takes this role, he will the highest pay actor in HW.

    ++++++++++++++++

    For all the morons who don’t get what we’re saying – Nikke Finke at Deadlinehollywood.com wrote yesterday that basically the reason no studio has snapped up the foreign distrubution rights to this films is that they’re waiting to see if Tarantino can convince Brad to do the movie. If Brad is in, then every one of the 5 studios approached is going to want to distribute the film. Clearly TPTB in HW know something the trolls don’t – Brad’s name above the title puts butts in seats, especially in foreign markets. If these losers would take 2 minutes to check out the foreign BO for AOJJ they’ll see it was 3 times the US take…in rought the same number or fewer theaters.

    Apparently this lot of dumbbells are too stupid to understand that the majority of BO earnings, nearly 2/3 in most cases, on any more these days is FOREIGN BOX OFFICE.

    Here are some numbers for Brad that illustrate why these studios are waiting to see if he signs up for this movie. Note the much larger take at foreign BOs. THEY LOVE BRAD PITT OVERSEAS!

    Lifetime Gross for all movies – $4,179,378,164
    Domestic Gross – $1,692,005,311
    Foreign Gross – $2,487,372,853

    AOJJ
    ====
    Domestic: $3,909,149 26.1%
    + Foreign: $11,092,627 73.9%
    ———————————————-
    = Worldwide: $15,001,776

    Babel
    =====

    Domestic: $34,302,837 25.3%
    + Foreign: $101,027,345 74.7%
    ———————————————-
    = Worldwide: $135,330,182

    M&MS
    =====
    Domestic: $186,336,279 39.0%
    + Foreign: $291,871,241 61.0%
    ———————————————-
    = Worldwide: $478,207,520

    Troy
    ===
    Domestic: $133,378,256 26.8%
    + Foreign: $364,031,596 73.2%
    ———————————————-
    = Worldwide: $497,409,852

  18. 143
    gma Says:

    Brad Pitt is an INTERNATIONAL SUPER STAR.

  19. 144
    Liars and more liars Says:

    I thought he was going to take a year off???? Guess that family isnt that important to hm .he needs the adolation of people he never met. You cant tell me he needs the money.

  20. 145
    To Reality check Says:

    To reality check #113 —–The whole family is already in Europe – they rented a villa – and plan on staying a while — they are just a hop skip and a jump away from Germany and the villa is in France. So I think maybe you need a bit of a reality check.

  21. 146
    to ignorant Billy Bob Says:

    Being born in France does not automatically confer citizenship. One would think that if you use the internet you would perform some basic research. Ignorance is not bliss.

    Knox and Vivienne are American citizens by virtue of their parents being American citizens, just born abroad like many other American citizens. Like John McCain was born in Panama of American parents, and was an American citizen at birth as are the Jolie-Pitt twins.

    Why are so many poorly educated people in this thread???

  22. 147
    Isabella84 Says:

    Leo and Brad in one movie, HOT! I can’t wait for this movie!

  23. 148
    Helena Says:

    Why do you people all care about how much his movies earns…? What’s more important is his acting ability.

  24. 149
    huh Says:

    Liars and more liars @ 07/16/2008 at 3:34 pm
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    Brad has never said he takes a year off. It was Angie. You are the dumbest troll.

  25. 150
    i HOPE Says:

    that Brad signs up but Tarenrino has so rude timing

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