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Chris Hemsworth Meets Brad Pitt, Gets Starstruck

Chris Hemsworth met one of his favorite actors, Brad Pitt, last year at the L.A. premiere of Once Upon a Time In Hollywood and now he’s recounting the momentous occasion.

“He went to do a handshake and I went for the hug, he was fine with it,” the 36-year-old Aussie actor shared with People about the semi-awkward but sweet encounter. “I didn’t get attacked by security team or anything. It was fantastic. He was as wonderful and pleasant as I’d hoped and imagined.”

The meet-up happened on Monday, July 22, 2019 in Hollywood, where Chris brought along his wife Elsa Pataky and older brother Luke Hemsworth. Brad spiffied up in a suit alongside co-star Leonardo DiCaprio to celebrate the Quentin Tarantino-directed film.

Chris recently opened up about choosing not to live in Hollywood and his wife accidentally hoarding 15 boxes of toilet paper rolls.

Elsa and Chris currently live in Byron Bay, Australia with their 7-year-old daughter India and 6-year-old twin boys Sasha and Tristan.

Quentin Tarantino Considering Writing a 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' Novel

Quentin Tarantino isn’t done with Once Upon a Time in Hollywood just yet.

During an appearance on the Pure Cinema podcast, the 57-year-old director was asked if he ever thought about writing book versions of his movies.

“I hadn’t thought about that until recently,” Quentin revealed. “But now I’m thinking a lot about it. I might be writing a novelization to Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.”

Quentin released Once Upon a Time in Hollywood back in 2019, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, and Margot Robbie.

The film grossed $142 million at the domestic box office and $374 million globally, making it Quentin’s second most successful movie behind Django Unchained. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood was nominated for 10 awards at the 2020 Academy Awards.

If you missed it, Quentin recently said that Brad‘s shirtless scene in the movie was “like homoerotica”!

It Was Brad Pitt's Idea to Remove His Shirt Like That in 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood'

Brad Pitt‘s shirtless scene in the Oscar-winning movie Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is definitely one of the most memorable moments in the film for some fans.

Now, director Quentin Tarantino is opening up about how that scene came to be!

Originally, Quentin wanted Brad to unbutton his Hawaiian shirt and then peel off his undershirt, but it was Brad‘s choice to take them both off at the same time.

“You know, so it’s like uh, um, I go, ‘Okay, so I’m thinking maybe like, you know, okay, you unbutton, you unbutton the Hawaiian shirt, and peel that off’,” Quentin said on the 3 Girls, 1 Keith podcast. “And then peel off the champion t-shirt.” And he’s like, ‘Really? Want me to through all that button bullshit? I just, I just take it off in one big go.’”

Find out what Quentin had to say about the scene being like homoerotica!

You can rent the movie now on iTunes or Amazon.

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Quentin Tarantino Says Brad Pitt's Shirtless 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' Scene Was Like 'Homoerotica'

Quentin Tarantino is opening up about Brad Pitt going shirtless in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood!

In the premiere episode of the fifth season of 3 Girls, 1 Keith, host Amy Schumer and friends Bridgett Everett, Rachel Feinstein and Keith Robinson interview the 57-year-old Oscar-winning director.

Quentin and Amy discuss the time he was an Elvis impersonator on Golden Girls, how creating mixtapes is an integral part of his writing process, the one Marvel comic book he would turn into a movie, and Brad Pitt going shirtless in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.

“Wow, this is actually the closest to homoerotica I’ve ever filmed. Alright? This is a, this is very Joe Gage. Alright?,” Quentin told Amy. “Very 1970′s uh, uh, a handyman guy in the roof.”

“You know, so it’s like uh, um, I go, ‘Okay, so I’m thinking maybe like, you know, okay, you unbutton, you unbutton the Hawaiian shirt, and peel that off’,” Quentin described filming the scene. “And then peel off the champion t-shirt.” And he’s like, ‘Really? Want me to through all that button bullshit? I just, I just take it off in one big go.’”

You can listen to the newest episode featuring Quentin Tarantino here!

Brad Pitt won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for his work in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.

You Can Now Watch 'Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood' on Starz

You can officially watch Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood right from the comfort of your own home.

The critically acclaimed and Oscar winning film is streaming on Starz.

If you don’t have a Starz subscription, you can sign-up and receive a special offer price of $4.99 for three months of Starz, or if you have AT&T and are a new subscriber, you can currently get Starz for free!

Set in 1969 Los Angeles, the film stars Leonardo DiCaprio as Rick Dalton, star of a Western TV, while Brad Pitt plays his stunt double and best friend, Cliff Booth.

Brad won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for his role.

You can watch his speech right here!

'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' Wins Best Picture at Critics' Choice Awards 2020!

The movie Once Upon a Time in Hollywood was the big winner of the night at the 2020 Critics’ Choice Awards!

The film won Best Picture at the awards show on Sunday (January 12) at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif.

Quentin Tarantino accepted the award alongside the film’s young actress Julia Butters and producers Shannon McIntosh and David Heyman.

The movie also won awards for Best Supporting Actor for Brad Pitt, Best Original Screenplay for Quentin, and Best Production Design.

Make sure to check out the full list of winners!

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'1917' & 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' Are the Golden Globes' Top Movies of the Year!

1917 and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood were the top movies of the night at the 2020 Golden Globes!

The two movies won the top two prizes of the night at the event on Sunday (January 5) at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif.

1917 won for Best Motion Picture – Drama and Best Director for Sam Mendes.

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood won for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy, Best Supporting Actor for Brad Pitt, and Best Screenplay for Quentin Tarantino.

Joining Sam on stage to accept Best Picture were the stars of 1917, Dean-Charles Chapman and George Mackay.

READ MORE: Here is the FULL winners list from the show!

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