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Brad Pitt is a Tough Guy to Punch, Says Co-Star Logan Lerman

Brad Pitt is a Tough Guy to Punch, Says Co-Star Logan Lerman

Brad Pitt lets his tie hang a little loose while attending the press conference and photo call for his new film Fury held during the 2014 BFI London Film Festival at The Corinthia Hotel on Sunday (October 19) in London, England.

The 50-year-old actor was joined by his co-stars Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman, and Michael Pena.

“One of the main things that we did every day that was a part of the director’s process was fought each other. We sparred together,” Logan told MTV. “We just fought openly. That really broke barriers surprisingly. Once you’re able to hit somebody and start punching them in the face, you can go anywhere with them physically in a scene.”

He added “Brad’s a tough guy — you know — to punch. He’s quick. He’s got those moves.”

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Credit: Tim P. Whitby; Photos: Getty
Posted to: Brad Pitt, Logan Lerman, Michael Pena, Shia LaBeouf

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  • busted

    Well just one more Premier..

    going to see Fury this afternoon. So excited for it.

    Brad and all the cast have done a wonderful job promoting the film..

    and Brad looks hot in jeans.. Doubt Angie will be there. But regardless, It has been great seeing him.

  • Phool

    Good Morning Ladies
    Especially shout out to all the lovely ladies out there Rose , Passing Through, NAN, Jaye, Premalee, Josephina, Were the morons, Jen The Hag, Lylian, First and last post, Ssshhii_Baby, Bizzy Bee,Bermey girl, noplace, QQQQ, Groundcontrol, Lurker, William Bradley&The Jolie, Susan, Dawne, Tish, Anustin, WonderBust, Love The Jolie Pitts, Fyi12, plez, Busted, JP Fan, Vickifromtexas, tweet, juju, Neer, Love Conquers All, Umm, Bea, trt, Saffron, LLM, valis202, Gold Dust Woman, Who,briseis, Lucy, Lyric, Ako si Gladys, fyi, ndn, Media Wh@re MANiston, Lylian, Cliniqua, AWHODAT!, Felinelilly, juju, Go Figure!, Gold Dust Woman, Sunny, thelookoflove1365, Yolly, Observer2, Anon2, an oldie, Lucy, well, wfb, and all the lurkers out there I hope you all have a great day, take care God Bless.

  • Phool

    Brad Pitt pose for ‘Fury’ at the London Film Festival
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    http://www.ansa.it/sito/photog...

  • Phool

    Only posting part of the interview about Miyavi, Angie & Unbroken, link is attached.
    Samurai Guitarist Miyavi Takes Flight on a New Stage
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    A huge character, Miyavi seems to leave a big impression on everyone he encounters. Earlier this year Weekender caught up with Yoko Nrahashi, who was waxing lyrical over her latest discovery, saying that he had blown her away when they first met. The renowned casting director, who gave Ken Watanabe and Rinko Kikuchi their first big breaks in Hollywood, introduced Miyavi to Angelina Jolie who then cast him as villain Mutsushiro Watanabe, aka “The Bird,” in Unbroken, her upcoming film about the Olympic athlete turned prisoner of war, Lou Zamperini.
    “Yoko’s like my mum in this industry; she has done so much for
    me,” Miyavi says. “She came to my office and started asking me about my goals, what movies I liked, and who I’d most like to
    work with. I told her Angelina Jolie. At that point she hadn’t mentioned anything about Unbroken. A few weeks later she told me about the possibility of playing “The Bird.” I was reluctant at first, it was a big role and I’d never acted as another person before (he did play himself in the film Oresmama ). On top of that, I didn’t want to represent the negative side of Japan in a war movie. “After meeting Angie, however, I knew I had to do it. She explained to me that her goal wasn’t to glorify America and vilify Japan, but to try and make a bridge between the two countries. Ultimately it’s a global story about honor, forgiveness and the unbroken spirit of Lou Zamperini; it’s not a typical war movie. “Being my first time in film I found it tough.
    Angie [Jolie] helped a lot though, as did the rest of the cast. It was great to work with them all including Jack [O’Connell] who was amazing as Lou; that said, I couldn’t understand his accent at all! I actually had a jam with him and some of the other members at the wrap-up-party: we played a few songs, including ‘Angie’ by the Rolling Stones. It was nice to be able to unwind after weeks of hard work.” Jolie, who is said to be a big fan of Miyavi’s music, has been to see him perform since: she went to his LA show with husband Brad Pitt earlier this year. Having such influential followers will no doubt help boost the singer’s growing international profile. Constantly looking to evolve and improve, the 33-year-old has already made quite a name for himself around the world; yet something tells us Miyavi’s best years are still ahead of him.
    Shortcut to:http://www.tokyoweekender.com/...

  • Saffron

    Good morning, all! Thanks for all the articles, etc., Phool…it’s much appreciated.

  • Phool

    Good Morning Busted, its great seeing all the positive feedback from the Fury press tour also the guys really
    seemed to have bonded, great comrade amongst them, Do miss seeing Angie besides Brad but I know she has her own deadline to fulfil with BTS and them Unbroken
    promotion will set in full swing.

  • Phool

    It My Pleasure Busted, just was bringing over some of my posts from last thread before the meltdown lol.I was just reply back to you below , hope you and family are well.

  • Phool

    Sorry Saffron my dear I need an eye test , how can I get Busted and Saffron names wrong lol.

  • Phool

    Anirudh Bharadwaj ‏@ani_bharadwaj 2h2 hours ago
    Reading Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand. This this is so inspiring
    #motivationmonday https://twitter.com/hashtag/mo...

  • Phool

    DAY 42 CAKE STILL HAS NO DISTRIBUTOR

  • Phool

    I love how much love and support Brad is giving HIS WIfe Angie and her movie what a true Gent.
    Emma Jones ‏@EmmaPJones 1h1 hour ago
    Brad Pitt: Angelina’s film #unbroken is a very beautiful, uplifting film #bradpitt #furymovie #angelinajolie #bfilondonfilmfestival

  • Phool

    BFIVerified account‏@BFI
    Brad Pitt and the team from @FuryMovie join us for a press conference ahead of tonight’s Closing Night Gala #lff https://twitter.com/BFI/status...

  • Phool

    patydantas8 13 minutes ago · Corinthia Hotel London
    Smooth Brad Pitt!!!! #lff #londonfilmfestival #fury #london
    http://instagram.com/p/uVXqSsp...

  • Phool

    BFI @BFI · 49m49 minutes ago
    “It was a real study in leadership, in learning about respect. I’m a better father for it.” Brad Pitt on Fury #lff

  • Phool

    kristina_moskalenko 12 minutes ago
    I know the photo is terrible, but for the sake of fact only: today started with Brad Pitt new movie press-conference. For the first tome I noticed that his eyebrows are similar to my bf’s ;) Sweet! #lff #lovemyjob #lff2014 #bradpitt . http://instagram.com/p/uVXoqBn...

  • Phool

    Brad at the London Film Festival Fury Press
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    http://instagram.com/p/uVQeKXJ...

  • Phool

    Fury made me better father – Pitt
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    Hollywood star Brad Pitt has said playing a US army officer in his new movie Fury has helped him to be a “better father”. “I learnt a lot from this film. We all walked away absolutely enriched,” the 50-year-old actor said ahead of the film’s European premiere in London’s Leicester Square. “This role is a real study in leadership and learning to command respect and because of this, I am now a better father.” He added: “This film is about the soldiers’ exhaustion from the cold, hunger and the accumulative effect on a daily basis. We took that to heart. I hope the soldiers will walk away from this and feel they are recognised.” Brad, who was referred to as “Top Dog” on set, admitted he got rather attached to his armoured vehicle. “There’s nothing ergonomic about a tank. But we were forced to familiarise ourselves with the tank and find our comfort
    spots,” he explained. “I became quite proprietorial. It became our tank.” David added: “Brad stayed in the tank on set. I would have to climb into the tank to talk to him. It was like his eagle’s nest where he would look down on us.” Pitt joked: “It was the best view.” The group worked together at bootcamp for three months before shooting. https://uk.movies.yahoo.com/fury-better-father-pitt-132315020.html

  • Phool

    Brad Pitt wins his Spitfire wings
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    FANS OF Brad Pitt will be delighted to hear that the Hollywood star will be spending more time in England now that his Spitfire has been fully restored. He bought the veteran fighter plane last year for £2million and keeps it in a hangar in Somerset.
    Pitt, who has a pilot’s licence (as does his wife Angelina Jolie) was able to take the Second World War plane up for his inaugural flight while he was staying in Oxfordshire for the wrap up of his latest film Fury, in which he plays a tank commander.

    Although he has flown many different types of aircraft, the actor had to receive special training for the Spitfire. There are some 55 examples left of the plane which helped defeat Hitler’s Luftwaffe during the Battle of Britain.

    A spokesman at the Boultbee Flight Academy in Oxford, where he is said to have had lessons in handling the Spitfire, would not confirm or deny that Pitt is a client but said: “There are lots of private owners that keep these small planes in barns or on private estates. But there aren’t many places that have access to engineers qualified to look after a Spitfire.”

    Adds a film colleague who worked with Pitt on Fury: “Brad’s obsessed with both flying and the war, so owning a Spitfire is the ultimate boy’s toy for him. He and the family are in planes every week. He encouraged Angelina to get her pilot’s licence and even Maddox (their 10-yearold son) is having lessons.”

    Since gaining her licence Angelina has acquired her own plane, a Cirrus SR-22, and she has said of flying: “It’s the only place I’m completely alone – up in the air, detached from everything. I love that I can just go anywhere, have that freedom.”http://www.express.co.uk/comment/columnists/adam-helliker/524704/Adam-Helliker-Brad-Pitt-Vanessa-Mae-Lorraine-Kelly

  • Susan

    Good morning J-P fans.
    @Phool, good morning, missing Rose, wonder if her IPad is still wonky or she is having trouble posting in this format.
    Logan Lerman story on waking Brad was so funny, glad that Brad embraced Shia, who needs all the help he can get and is willing to give advice to younger actors.
    At JPS a fan was saying the Milner that made Angie’s most likely made Shiloh’s top hat and Knox’s.

  • Susan

    Angie’s horns

  • neer

    Phool

    14 minutes ago

    Brad Pitt wins his Spitfire wings
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    FANS
    OF Brad Pitt will be delighted to hear that the Hollywood star will be
    spending more time in England now that his Spitfire has been fully
    restored.

    …..He encouraged Angelina to get her pilot’s licence and even Maddox (their 10-yearold son) is having lessons.”

    Since gaining her licence Angelina has acquired her own plane, a Cirrus SR-22, and she has said of flying: “It’s the only place I’m completely alone – up in the air, detached from everything. I love that I can just go anywhere, have that freedom.”

    http://www.express.co.uk/comme...
    ======================================

    Correct me if I am wrong BUT as far as I know AJ got her pilot licenses & plane before BP.

  • Phool

    Good Morning Susan, I too miss Rose, I think might be the iPad and getting set up here that’s why she is
    unable to post, hope she is able to soon. I like the fact Brad is giving his support to Shia, you can see the Medias miss-perception has turned around, they
    started the whole fake Brad Vs Shia thing but see how that panned out. Sometimes younger actors do need a helping hand and additional support from their Snr acting
    piers and Brad does that in abundance, he’s been speaking up very highly of ALLthe Fury actors. No every Triple A-List actor goes out of his way to speak up
    for their young cast members who are still getting a foot in to this industry. In regards to Milners making Shiloh’s hat he did it , I posted an article yesterday last thread and he said since working on Maleficent he’s been commission to do the headwear of BTS and he’s done personal pieces for the JP Family and he emphasised that once Angie works with oneself “you become part of her family”.I would say Shiloh’s Top Hat and Brads current Fury Tour distressed look hat is by him.

  • Phool

    Good Morning Neer, my dear bear this in mind it’s coming from teh Britsh press so more chances of take it with a pinch of salt, you know they “always get the factual details wrong”. And the answer to your query, yes Angie holds her pilot licence before Brad got his. Angie’s a better pilot than Brad; well he did admit that lol.

  • juju

    you r right, angelina has her pilot license since 2004 british n american.

  • Phool

    rubika110 minutes ago · Corinthia Hotel London
    #Fury Sunday lunchtime #BradPitt @edgibbs
    http://instagram.com/p/uVjJQIzYsj/

  • Saffron

    Lol…not a problem! Now, if you would have called me another name (I won’t mention it), then I’d have been just a wee bit upset. :)

  • bap

    Whoever wrote the article that Brad got is pilot license before Dame Angelina is not true. Dame Angelina had her license way before Brad.

  • Phool

    naimwadelerman 37 minutes ago
    Brad Pitt and Logan Lerman at Fury press conference at London Film Festival #LoganLerman #BradPitt #LondonFilmFestival #Fury
    http://instagram.com/p/uVgO33IYWB/

  • Phool

    jacquelineb92 1 hour ago
    Premiere number 6, Fury! #bradpitt #film #LeicesterSquare #London
    http://instagram.com/p/uVcr-MoULY/

  • bap

    Why is media trying to build Brad into a super military man? First of all Dame Angelina is the only one been in combat zones. Fury is just a movie, not real.

  • Phool

    Hi Juju. Question how do you go about posting photo’s here? as I need to learn

  • juju

    it was just c&p the link but since yesterday it doesn’t work anymore
    the photos don’t show

  • Susan

    @Phool, the Dailyfail was trying so hard make a story about Brad and Shia on the outs, look Brad is standing on the opposite side away from Shia.
    Yesterday they had a story about Lonely Shia on a park bench, all by himself smoking a cigarette and drinking coffee, like Brad is Shia’s father.
    Love that Brad is talking up Unbroken. Did you count how many times He said my wife in interviews, lol.
    He is saying the children are happy, but he is glowing, I always felt Brad would’ve married Angie before Shiloh’s birth, but she was not in a hurry to marry again
    If one child can nag you to death, think about six nagging, it can wear down the toughest. Bottom line if they did not want to get married no amount of nagging would work.

  • Phool

    Bap, no disrespect but you’ve just answered your own questions, Fury is a movie it’s not real. But as the movies theme is War & soldiers Brads discussion is going to be related to that, also War is very much real and going around us regardless what we think of it, it’s a reality that we can’t shy away from. No one is making anyone out to be a “super military man”, don’t know where you got that from? Please, don’t confuse Brads “character Wardaddy, its called acting” to him as the person. Also, it’s not a competition to pit Brad’s character in a movie with Angie’s Humanitarian work. Just chill and don’t read too much into it .Just enjoy Angie’s husband’s movie is Number 1 again.

  • Phool

    LOL, thank God you’re not a wee bit upset

  • Phool

    Oh bummer , I just soo wanted to learn how to do that.

  • Phool

    #Susan, Even when the media lynching of Shia was happening you could clearly see he needed help and guidance, instead of further discouragement and mocking. Media like Kimmel and Ellen have changed their tune gave Shia the opportunity to explain himself. But, yes there is a bit, I’d say everyone like Kimmel and Ellen started to toe the line when Brad gave his wholehearted support towards Shia which was
    published in his GQ Interview, things and people attitudes towards Shia have changed. Maybe I’m reading too much into it, but as a person looking from
    outside it looks that way since Brad said he’s a good guy everyone’s said too. Don’t get me on Daily Fail that paper is throughout Anti Brad , Anti Angie and Anti
    JP kids , never hear them talking shyte about other couples and their kids do you *waiving at Porgie, Brand Beckhams & Co . I Love how much Brad is Supporting Angie and Unbroken he loves his wife and the amount of times he said “MY WIFE” oh Susan how I love it it’s like the guy can’t say it enough. Yes he is glowing
    with pride and love, may it continue. You are right no amount of nagging can lead one to the alter till one does not want to, and in this case Brad & Angie both wanted to and did , it might have taken them a few years to get there but they did at the end that’s what counts .

  • Phool

    More good quality photos from London Fury Press
    http://newzcard.com/search/newzcards/Logan%20lerman

  • Phool

    Kerry Ann ‏@KerryAnne16 2h2 hours ago
    Photo: So many people here already. #fury #bfi #premier #london http://tmblr.co/Z-
    http://kerryanncleaver.tumblr.com/post/100403882436/so-many-people-here-already-fury-bfi-premier

  • Phool

    Standard Going Out ‏@ESgoingout Oct 17
    ‘Extraordinarily intense’ – our ★★★★ review of #Fury starring Brad Pitt @BFI Film Festival http://bit.ly/1FbGB3R
    http://www.standard.co.uk/goingout/film/fury-starring-brad-pitt-bfi-london-film-festival-review-extraordinarily-intense-9801907.html

  • bap

    The Daily Mail has probably been harder on Dame Angelina then Brad.

  • Susan

    Honestly when he threw his support behind Shia, I thought he was blowing smoke, but he really likes him, and Shia was cleaning up his act, so yes Brad got the media to stop piling on Shia, not that he did not deserved it.
    The press must have told Brad by now the name of Michael Pena’s niece, he was so funny when he was telling the story, “dude both names” hope one day Angie meets her namesake.

  • Phool

    Brad Pitt’s Savage ‘Fury’ Blitzes Box Office for $23.5 Million Win
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    http://www.thewrap.com/brad-pitts-savage-fury-blitzes-box-office-for-23-5-million-win/

  • well

    juju- please keep sharing- I use a free hover/hover zoom extension on my chrome browser, so many of your jpgs appear when I put my cursor over them; the hover zoom also works on instagrams and most twit pics. I think firefox has a similar free hover option you can add. I did like it better for those couple of of days when the pics/videos were embedded right in the posts. Like Dawne, I had no computer problems with that format and I don’t have any fancy new equipment- 3 yr android phone, 2yr old android tablet and a 1.5 yr old chromebook, all of which loaded the same with or without pictures embedded. Most times, I had to press the “reload” button when initially opening ANY disqus based comment section, but that happen with my “fancy”, super fast pc at work, too.

  • Phool

    @susan,To be honest when Brad believes in something or someone he
    never shy’s away in being vocal about it, he gives his support 100% and that’s
    what he’s done he’s thrown his support for Shia and people have taken notice
    and backed off .It’s a great compliment for a young actor like Shia for an actor of Brads A-List Stature to go on record in praising him. I bet he is very gracious in accepting Brads support. Brad and Angie are Nurturer’s by nature they do god and would like good deeds spread everywhere, the Michal Pena’s niece story is so quite I hope Pena has told Brad that Bra d will say to Pena his Brother has immaculate taste in name choosing and admiring Angle, from afar of course lol.

  • NinjaVites

    Box office . Com members say 23m is meh.yesterday I thought it was a good number but now that I think about it, it is kinda meh for an A lister like Brad Pitt and Shia. Another site (I forget the name ) had comments saying Angelina would not support his movie and I think that’s why the number is not closer to 30m. If she had been on that red carpet with him he would’ve had more publicity and it would’ve been a bigger deal. His interviews he seems liked he is really pushing the idea that the movie was such an amazing experience and worth it all. Hmmm not buying it. Also haven’t read anything about a possible Oscar nod.sony will have to spend a lot more than usual to get him in the race.

  • Phool

    Brad Pitt Reveals He And Angelina Jolie Prepped For WW2 Movies Fury And Unbroken Together
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    http://www.entertainmentwise.com/news/160320/Brad-Pitt-Reveals-He-And-Angelina-Jolie-Prepped-For-Fury-And-Unbroken-Together-It-Was-A-Lovely-Experience

  • Jo

    JJ this has 44 comments.
    Why is it not a trending topic but ones with few comments are?

  • Saffron

    @Phool – I can’t seem to reply to you. My posts are being put into moderation. I must be using some words that are disallowed. Stupid system, this is.

  • well

    FYI- here is a link to chrome extensions. I also like ad blocker plus (also free). While it is tempting to add a ton of extensions to your browser, I THINK it could impact browser performance, but I’m not a techie. I learn everything from googling it & reading info from smarter folks!

    https://chrome.google.com/webstore/category/extensions

    If you add hover zoom or the like to your browser, you should be able to see picture links like this when you put your cursor over the link:

    http://img2.timeinc.net/people/i/2012/specials/jolie-pitt/pda/angelina-jolie-1-435.jpg