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Brad Pitt Surprises Fans at 'World War Z' Screening in New Jersey (Exclusive Details!)

Brad Pitt Surprises Fans at 'World War Z' Screening in New Jersey (Exclusive Details!)

Brad Pitt surprises his fans at a screening of his new film World War Z on Wednesday (May 22) at the Clearview Cinemas in Hoboken, N.J.

The 49-year-old actor entered the theater before the screening started to surprise everyone and intro the film, which started at 10:45pm.

Brad wanted to make sure that the screening was for the fans, the people that he made the film for,” a source told JustJared.com exclusively about the screening. “The crowd went wild when he showed up and he had t-shirts to hand out to his fans. He made sure to give New Jersey a big shout out before the movie started!”

In case you missed it, check out Brad on the cover of Esquire‘s latest issue and catch World War Z when it hits theaters on June 21!

10+ fan photos inside from Brad Pitt‘s surprise appearance at the screening…

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    Matthew Porter ‏@MatthewPorter now

    5/22 – Brad Pitt Surprise Appearance at World War Z screeni: http://youtu.be/BVxghCF2r7k?a via @YouTube

  • Passing Through

    # 717 Wonderbust @ 05/22/2013 at 7:27 pm
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    wait didnt deadline report last year that this summer squigs would be writing and directing a movie starring Steve C and Will Farrel? When is the first day of filming LMAO
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    +++++++++++++++++++++
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    Uh…you didn’t REALLY expect that to happen, did you? I even said at the time that if actually happened I’d say something nice about Ticky. The movie is called “Swear to God” and it was only going to get made if Ferrell & Carrel like Squiggy’s re-write of the script. Let me just put it this way – Will Ferrell is currently filming the Anchorman sequel and will then commit career suicide by teaming with Vince Vaughn for a flick. Google the movie and they are NO ARTICLES from 2013. Ticky’s next dud starts shooting in about 3 weeks. That doesn’t leave much of the summer left for Squiggy to “direct” his masterpiece…
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    http://www.deadline.com/2012/08/justin-theroux-to-hellm-swear-to-god-with-will-ferrell-and-steve-carell/

  • Lily

    tweet @ 05/23/2013 at 2:08 am

    Matthew Porter ‏@MatthewPorter now

    5/22 – Brad Pitt Surprise Appearance at World War Z screeni: http://youtu.be/BVxghCF2r7k?a via @YouTube
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    The audience are so excited to see Brad.

  • Passing Through
  • lilchar

    Have to post over here since no one is replying in the old one :)!

    Hello to my Jolie Pitt’s fans!! Gorgeous Jolie, woaahh I’m speechless, I don’t know what to say, but hater will hate. It doesn’t matter, because there are far more Jolie’s fans than that “pathetic” big nose. They do not comments or even post online, but they love Jolie more. One article written from her and the world goes round. If that “pathetic” big nose, i don’t think the world care.
    I rarely post, but seriously, that “pathetic” cow is so pathetic. I don’t get why people are still slamming Jolie Pitt , did they forgot that after the breakup, miss “pathetic’ big nose also humped other man right away? Did they forget that she also actually broke up a “marriage” (just not on paper). Pitt n big nose already over way before Gorgeous Jolie came into the picture, but i guess miss loser would do anything for coattail and fame, her so call “career”. I’m pretty sure she is a big “joke” in Hollywood among her fellow actors/actresses peers. A true actors or actresses admired Jolie not miss big nose JEn.
    I thought the main focus for ‘friends’ is Courtney? WHen did it becomes a Rachel thing or because it’s just all Jen the big nose Media manipulation just like how they called her “A-list”. That is probably another biggest joke among those Hollywood’s stars just like saying Kim Kardashian is an “A-lister”. THose stupid losers still bitter over that, it was hilarious to read some of those comments “Jen is classy; Brad Pitt would not be here if he didnt marry Jen the big nose; Rachel was famous at that time and BRad is not; poor Jen……” I wonder if those people are delusional, lol. Their profile’s pictures were mostly “homely” looking lady, or a very old lady. LOL
    When will big nose and used up lady 15 mins end :(?

  • Passing Through

    Gotta hit the hay, but thanks for all the tweets about the screening. I predict Tampon will have had a cow and a medium-sized pig by the time I come back her tomorrow morning…

  • The ring

    passing poo

  • The ring

    @Passing Through:

    passing poo, the pill my love, ohh pitty and his only wife in first page, our ticky is so beautiful

  • Passing Through

    # 82 QQQQ @ 05/23/2013 at 1:24 am
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    Dear God…she’s taking the fug to a whole new low with those wigs. When she was pimping Living Poof she claimed she was thinking of – a) going back to her original color; and b) getting a really short cut. Uh…no. Just keep wearing the same played out Cali beach girl Friends hair and save my eyes the searing, stabbing pain I just experienced. I intend to make fun of her for a long time to come and my eyesight is crucial. I’d appreciate if she’d stop trying to stab my eyeballs out via remote control. Gotta talk to the Huvster…

  • kelly

    @Lily: Like the video and this picture.
    S⚓J ‏@ladyybird 22m
    Just hanging with BRAD PITT. #z #worldwarz http://instagram.com/p/ZpL13RLnWT/
    Thanks to whoever posted all the tweets.

  • omg

    Thanks of the tweets. I can’t wait for World War Z.

  • groundcontrol

    Great news about the response to WWZ. But then we’ve been hearing great buzz about it by everyone who’s seen the extended clips so far.
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    I adore Brad for showing up at the screening.

  • The ring

    the critics will destroy wwz and the film will be a flop.The 21 of June we’re going to have fun, the laughs will be wonderful;)

  • fyi

    World War Z is “Addictively Exciting” -Rolling Stone.

  • groundcontrol

    Passing Through @ 05/23/2013 at 2:16 am

    # 825 Oh The Lies… @ 05/22/2013 at 10:32 pm
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    BODY DOUBLE

    http://tulolb-744392546.us-east-1.elb.amazonaws.com/ImageProcessor?image=http%3a%2f%2fassets.nydailynews.com%2fpolopoly_fs%2f1.1140540!%2fimg%2fhttpImage%2fimage.jpg_gen%2fderivatives%2flandscape_635%2faniston21f-3-web.jpg&width=320

    http://tulolb-744392546.us-east-1.elb.amazonaws.com/ImageProcessor?image=http%3a%2f%2fassets.nydailynews.com%2fpolopoly_fs%2f1.1140542!%2fimg%2fhttpImage%2fimage.jpg_gen%2fderivatives%2flandscape_635%2faniston21f-2-web.jpg&width=320
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    ++++++++++++++++++++++++
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    LOL. I didn’t think that was Ticky because as I recall she was workin’ a bit of chunk when she filmed that shite.
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    ##############################################
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    WAIT . . . WHAT?? They used a body double for her. With her pretty empty life she couldn’t find the time to get in shape for this? You know what that means don’t you? She CAN’T get that shape. She’s too young for her middle to be spreading.

  • tweet

    this person is in Sydney
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    Bloomsbury Sydney ‏@BloomsburySyd now

    #OMG!! We’ve just received tickets for the #WorldWarZ film premiere with #BradPitt https://vine.co/v/b9YblU07OuT

  • tweet

    UKFilmPremieres ‏@UKFilmPremieres now

    Brad Pitt’s new movie ‘World War Z’ will get a UK Film Premiere, venue and date to be announced.

  • catherine

    I am stoked for WWZ. BTW I got my Jolie Pitt wine today, it was awesome.

  • reeven

    Oo….Oh Jared you did it again
    Take away that pic next to Brad´s!!, i will have nightmares.

    Brad is amazing, he did the same for his movie Spy Game, he is lovely, cute, fun, and adorable, love him.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l62BTDvStMc

  • Phool

    Brad Pitt’s Plan B Banner Promotes Jeremy Kleiner To Co-President
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    By DOMINIC PATTEN | Wednesday May 22, 2013 @ 3:18pm
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    Brad Pitt, Jeremy Kleiner, Paramount, Plan B, World War Z
    Brad Pitt and Plan B Entertainment President Dede Gardner said today that Jeremy Kleiner is upped to Co-President of the busy production company. “Jeremy Kleiner has played an immeasurable role in the success of this company,” said Pitt in a statement. “This promotion is long overdue. We are happy to make it official.”

    Along with Pitt and Gardner, Kleiner produced Plan B’s upcoming World War Z, which stars Pitt and is being released by Paramount on June 21. He is also a producer on Plan B’s Twelve Years A Slave, directed by Steve McQueen and starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Dano, and Paul Giamatti, which will be released by Fox Searchlight on December 27. With Gardner, Kleiner oversees Plan B’s development and production slate. He joined Plan B in 2003 and rose through the ranks from Creative Executive to Producer and now Co-President.

    Kleiner also is a producer on True Story from New Regency which is directed by Rupert Goold and stars Jonah Hill and James Franco. Kleiner is also an Executive Producer of Plan B and Brillstein Entertainment Partners’ ABC/ABC Studios pilot, Resurrection, and on Plan B productions Kick-Ass, Eat Pray Love, and The Private Lives Of Pippa Lee. He previously worked as a creative executive at Dick and Lauren Shuler Donner’s company before joining Plan B.

    Shortcut to: http://www.deadline.com/2013/05/jeremy-kleiner-named-co-president-of-brad-pitts-plan-b-entertainment/

  • Phool

    Angelina Jolie Declines TV Interviews
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    May 23, 2013, (Sawfnews.com) –

    Angelina Jolie has turned down requests for TV interviews from all networks following her New York Times Op Ed revealing that she had undergone preemptive breast cancer treatment, including breast tissue removal and implant insertion surgeries on both breasts.
    According to Page Six, Jolie even turned down a request from Ann Curry, who has worked with Jolie and Pitt several times in the past.
    Last year, after NBC fired Curry as co-host of Today, Jolie rooted for Curry and let it be known that she would speak with no one else in the network.
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    Following Jolie’s shocking revelation last week, NBC pushed Curry, who continues to work for the network as Today anchor at large, to get the first television interview with Jolie, but Jolie turned down the request. NBC declined to comment on the Page Six report
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    Shortcut to: http://www.sawfnews.com/angelina-jolie-declines-tv-interviews/

  • Phool

    Many key points overlooked in critique of Jolie’s choice
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    May 23, 2013
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    I am skeptical about celebrity disclosures, but Jennifer Graham’s May 20 op-ed “Hold up on the Jolie adoration” misses the mark — and some key points. Nowhere in her off-base piece does she acknowledge that actress Angelina Jolie had an 87 percent chance of getting cancer. Those odds, coupled with having lost her mother to cancer, would make anyone consider a double mastectomy.
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    Graham also failed to grasp that, while undoubtedly privileged, Jolie makes her living in a business of beauty, and — while no one would publicly admit it — will likely be passed over for jobs due to the perceived so-called unsexiness of a double mastectomy. While she won’t be impoverished, it could impact her earning power in the prime of her career.
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    Finally, and possibly most baffling, Graham seems oblivious to the fact that Jolie’s public disclosure and potential advocacy on the issue could very well help bring down the prohibitive $3,000 cost of the genetic screening or create a fund to help low-income women get the testing to make an informed choice.
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    Every cause Jolie has touched she has helped advance, and while Graham might not be able to see it, Jolie has already started to do the same for breast cancer awareness.
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    Shortcut to: http://www.bostonglobe.com/opinion/letters/2013/05/22/many-key-points-overlooked-critique-jolie-choice/FWY6yBgU8RDIS9D2EwEtoM/story.html

  • http://Justjarde Gun

    Please see my movie . I’m Bradley pitt

  • Phool

    Angleina’s Choice Throws Spotlight on Genetic Cancer Counselling:
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    Sharon Hill, The Windsor Star | May 23, 2013 | Last Updated: May 23, 2013
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    Angelina Jolie’s revelation that she had genetic testing and a double mastectomy is sure to make the first cancer genetic counsellor in Windsor very busy.”It’s great that Angelina Jolie is bringing the spotlight onto genetics and we really want patients to explore their family history with their family members and then talk to their primary care providers about whether or not genetic counselling is appropriate,” Windsor Regional Hospital’s new cancer program genetics counsellor Veronica Bryksa said last week.
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    Bryksa arrived in February and is already booking appointments in the summer through a doctor’s referral without advertising that cancer genetic counselling is now available at the hospital. Before her, a genetic counsellor would come from London once a month.
    Teresa Schincariol of Windsor, who had genetic testing in 2003 and underwent a double mastectomy in 2010, said Bryksa will be swamped.”We needed somebody here,” said Schincariol, who is president of the local Cancer Genetic Support Group.
    Schincariol was tested after her sister developed breast cancer at a young age. She said the interest in genetic counselling was growing even before Jolie’s announcement.
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    “I think it’s fantastic,” Schincariol said of the attention now focused on genetic testing.”I think she’s got to put herself second and think of her family and be proactive,” the mother of two teenage daughters said.Other stars have revealed that they have undergone preventive double mastectomies but Jolie’s story and speculation that she may have her ovaries removed next have been all over the news and social media this week.Jolie revealed that she underwent a double mastectomy to dramatically reduce her chances of getting breast cancer and that she had a changed BRCA1 gene that is linked to inherited breast and ovarian cancer. Her mother died at age 56 of ovarian cancer.
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    There is no breast cancer gene, Bryksa said. We all have BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes and the testing looks for a mutation or change in those genes that would make people more susceptible to breast or ovarian cancer.Bryksa said it’s a personal decision whether to be tested and then whether to have surgery. Genetic counsellors can help people make those decisions.Genetic testing is available in Ontario and is covered by OHIP if people who have a personal or family history of cancer meet eligibility criteria such as early onset of cancer or particular kinds of cancer in the family, such as ovarian cancer or males with breast cancer, Bryksa said. If a genetic change is found in one family member, others in the family could be tested.
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    The test costs about $4,000 and if you wanted to have the test done but didn’t qualify for Ontario testing you would have to go out of province and pay out of pocket, she said.Bryksa said one in three people will have cancer in their lifetime and one in nine women will get breast cancer, so it’s not uncommon to see some history of cancer in a family.She looks for clues that cancer may be hereditary, such as multiple people on the same side of the family who had breast or ovarian cancer, an early onset of cancer or a person who had breast and ovarian cancer.She tries to collect as much family history as possible and even if people do not meet the criteria for genetic testing or don’t want the test, they could receive more screening such as breast MRIs.
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    The risk for breast cancer with a changed BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene depends on what gene has mutated and ranges from 45 to 65 per cent compared to about 11 per cent in the general population, she said. One in 70 women will develop ovarian cancer and that risk increases with the altered genes to 11 to 40 per cent, Bryksa said.The Ontario Breast Screening Program’s high-risk program in Windsor received about 160 referrals in the last year but doesn’t have statistics on how many local people chose to get genetic testing.
    The Ministry of Health said 800 women in Ontario last year had same-day double mastectomies.

    Shortcut to: http://www.windsorstar.com/Angelina+Jolie+choice+throws+spotlight+genetic+cancer+counselling/8422691/story.html

  • MIMI

    Brad Pitt is so charming.

  • tweet

    Huge line for WWZ screening
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    Celos Beats ‏@Celosbeats 1m

    Photo: The line to get inside Clearview Theater earlier. #worldWarZ #clearviewtheaters #advancescreening http://tmblr.co/ZJQP0yldvvcG

  • Phool

    Good Morning ladies:

    Especially shout out to all the lovely ladies out there Rose , Passing Through, NAN, Jaye, Premalee, Josephina, Lily, Tweet, Jen The Hag, Lylian, First and last post, Ssshhii_Baby, Bizzy Bee, QQQQ, Groundcontrol, Lurker, William Bradley&The Jolie, Susan, Dawne, Tish, Anustin, WonderBust, Love The Jolie Pitts, Fyi12, JPS, MIR, JP Fan, Vickifromtexas, Tweet, Well, Who, Women Spanish, fyi, Media Wh@re MANiston, Lylian, Cliniqua, AWHODAT!, juju, Go Figure!, Sunny and all the lurkers out there I hope you all have a great day take care take care God Bless.

  • noplace

    Holy smokes Phool what timezone you at? Anyway thanks for the lovely articles.

  • noplace

    I am heading to bed. Have a great day!

  • Phool

    @nonplace lol i’m an earley riser, try to post before I go to work.

  • Phool

    I see Jared’s put up Tickys oiled up like a slug photo right next to Brads hmmm coincidence or just plain old stalking? any way is that photo supposed to entice people or Fright the living day lights out of people ?

  • Phool

    @nonplace Godnight have a nice sleep.

  • noplace

    Definitely fright the living day lights out !

  • Phool

    @nonplace before you go dont forget to say a little prayer now that you have seen oiled up Ticky …i dont want you to have nightmares lol

  • Phool

    Breast Reconstruction Options Abound, Says Thousand Oaks Surgeon
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    Women facing the decision to have a preventive mastectomy should explore all breast reconstruction options, says Thousand Oaks plastic surgeon Dr. Kouros Azar, adding he’s noticed an increased awareness after Angelina Jolie’s public announcement.
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    THOUSAND OAKS, CA, May 23, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ — The phased surgical approach taken by actress Angelina Jolie for her preventive double mastectomy is not the only option available to women undergoing breast reconstruction surgery, according to Thousand Oaks plastic surgeon Dr. Kouros Azar (www.azarplasticsurgery.com).Jolie’s recent announcement about her double mastectomy drew attention to genetic testing that can gauge a woman’s risk of cancer. But it also highlighted the decisions women face about breast reconstruction.
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    “Ms. Jolie’s choice of tissue expanders for her breast reconstruction is appropriate for many women,” Dr. Azar says. “But for other women undergoing a preventive mastectomy or those diagnosed with breast cancer, my Thousand Oaks practice offers reconstruction options that include having implants inserted at the time of the mastectomy or using a patient’s own tissue to reconstruct the breast mound.”
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    What’s important, says Dr. Azar, is that women know they have choices, including the choice not to reconstruct their breasts.
    “Many women choose immediate breast reconstruction with implants,” Dr. Azar says. “This eliminates the need for additional surgery and provides the psychological benefit of minimizing the deformity after mastectomy.” But, either because of personal preference or body type, he says, immediate reconstruction isn’t always the best choice.Using tissue expanders does involve additional plastic surgery, says the Thousand Oaks surgeon. By performing the reconstruction in stages using expanders, new skin is actually created in much the same way as during a pregnancy. In the case of breast reconstruction, implants are inserted into the extra space. Jolie’s surgeon at the Pink Lotus Breast Center provides a detailed look at the multiple phases involved with the celebrity’s care.
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    Other women choose what’s known as autologous flap reconstruction, which means the surgeon uses the patient’s own tissue taken from a donor site in another area of the body, such as the abdomen, the latissimus dorsi, or the buttocks. An innovative procedure, called DIEP (deep inferior epigastric perforators) flap reconstruction, involves complicated microsurgery, Dr. Azar says, but it is becoming a preferred method because it preserves the strength of abdominal muscles, requires a shorter recovery, and provides a slimmer appearance.No matter what a woman ultimately decides, Dr. Azar says, her choice should be based on her preference after discussing all of her options with her physician.
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    Dr. Kouros Azar is a board-certified plastic surgeon serving Thousand Oaks, Simi Valley, Agoura Hills, and Westlake Village. After earning his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University, Dr. Azar completed a general surgery residency at University of Arizona and a fellowship in plastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of Utah. He is a member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery. He performs a variety of reconstructive and cosmetic surgical techniques for the face, breast, and body, and he offers a wide range of non-surgical aesthetic treatments.
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    Shortcut to: http://world.einnews.com/247pr/345243

  • noplace

    No prayer needed because once upon a time the scariest thing happened on Rancho Palos Verdes beach – there was a frog standing on a rock in red dress and scaring my dogz. It was June 2008.

  • http://justjared.com gennline

    It would be quite natural for Brad to go to New Jersey, he is connected to it by his Make it Right foundation. Make it Right built homes for vets in New Jersey. These are the places that movie stars should go to, because it is every day people that make movies successful.

  • tweet

    Bruce Willis’ wife’s tweet
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    Emma Heming-Willis ‏@EmmaHeming 7h

    World War Z is unreal. A great film. Was totally stressed out from start to finish

  • brad has three chins

    He needs to go the gym and lay off the pot!

  • royalty

    Great positive WORLD WAR Z Screening Reactions. I am more excited than ever.

  • Jen The HAG

    brad has three chins @ 05/23/2013 at 5:35 am

    He needs to go the gym and lay off the pot!
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    Oh stop looking at the mirror .. that’s you and not Brad ..bwahahhah!!

  • royalty

    Many females in the audience, lol, I am sure because of Brad in the movie because females are usually not zombie fans.

  • Maya

    You can see that Brad looks much better now after Angelina’s had the operation and that her cancer risks are minimal. Brad looks happier and less stressed. I just want him to cut his hair and he will look like the man who was voted the sexiest man alive twice..

  • chitta

    Damn the luckiest fans in that theatre with Brad!

  • nasra

    Is it me or some old hag stripping down for a movie again! Looking forward to watching the WWZ!

  • http://iPad Susan

    Good morning J-P fans.
    If Brad is happy with his hair and it is not bothering his partner, can’t you just accept that he likes wearing his hair long, when he is not working.
    These last few months, I’m sure hair is not what he was thinking about, there is more to the man than looks.

  • Dc

    Brad is awesome! WWZ is a huge success. Can’t wait.

    Brad is a mighty good man.

  • busted

    Good morning..
    have to thank all the awesome fans for posting all the great responses to WWZ… people are saying great things and we knew it all along. The move is good. I would have loved to be there when Brad showed up. That crowd went crazy. Can not wait for this movie.

  • Wonderbust

    so happy to hear about the positive buzz for WWZ.

  • Phool

    #Vickifromtexas@05/23/13 at 12:22am

    Good Morning Vicki, I’m glad to hear you are ok, and things are progressing for the victims of the Tornado in Texas. On a self-serving note, damn I’m so jealous of the fans at the screening of WWZ in New Jersey, not only they get to see the movie first, they get to see Brad IN PERSON, that’s not fair. Why oh why wasn’t I in New Jersey ok don’t answer that let me get my frustration out lol, I want Brad to give me a WWZ T-Shirt bearing in mind I’d ask him to wipe his face first with it before giving it to me, hey don’t laugh I only ask for some Brad DNA don’t care which form it comes its still part of Brad-delicious lol. See Vicki I don’t ask much do I? Wishing the very best for WWZ, its going to be mega blockbuster, I’m just so glad Brad is able to do the promotion, bring on the Zombie fest. My dear you take care & have a nice day.

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