12 YEARS A SLAVE
BRAD PITT (Bass, Produced by), one of today's strongest and most versatile film actors, is
also a successful film producer with his company Plan B Entertainment.
Pitt can most recently be seen in WORLD WAR Z directed by Marc Forster and produced by
Pitt's Plan B for Paramount. Following WORLD WAR Z, Pitt will next be seen playing a supporting
role in Cormac McCarthy's THE COUNSELOR directed by Ridley Scott.
Last year, Pitt reteamed with Andrew Dominik for KILLING THEM SOFTLY. This is the
second time Pitt has starred and produced a Dominik film, the first being THE ASSASSINATION OF
JESSE JAMES BY THE COWARD ROBERT FORD, for which he was named 'Best Actor' at the
Venice Film Festival. In 2011, Brad gave two of his most complex and nuanced performances in
Bennett Miller's MONEYBALL and Terrence Malick's TREE OF LIFE, films he also produced. Pitt
won the New York Film Critics Circle Award and the National Society of Film Critics Award for both
roles. Additionally, he was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild, Golden Globe Award, BAFTA Award,
47and an Academy Award for his work in MONEYBALL. The movie also received an Academy Award
'Best Picture' nomination. TREE OF LIFE won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival and was
nominated for 'Best Picture' at the Academy Awards as well. In previous years, Pitt was an Academy
Award nominee for his performance in David Fincher's THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN
BUTTON and Terry Gilliam's TWELVE MONKEYS, for which he won a Golden Globe Award. He
was also a Golden Globe Award nominee for his performances in Edward Zwick's LEGENDS OF THE
FALL and Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's BABEL.
In 2009, Pitt starred in Quentin Tarantino's INGLORIOUS BASTERDS as 'Lt. Aldo Raine';
and appeared in Joel and Ethan Coen's comedy thriller BURN AFTER READING. Opposite George
Clooney, his BURN AFTER READING co-star, he also appeared in Steven Soderbergh's hits
OCEAN'S ELEVEN, OCEAN'S TWELVE and OCEAN'S THIRTEEN.
It was Pitt's role in Ridley Scott's Academy Award-winning THELMA AND LOUISE that first
brought him national attention. He soon went on to star in Robert Redford's Academy Award-winning
A RIVER RUNS THROUGH IT, Dominic Sena's KALIFORNIA and Tony Scott's TRUE
ROMANCE. Pitt also received critical acclaim for his performances in the two David Fincher films:
SE7EN and FIGHT CLUB. His films also include Doug Liman's MR. AND MRS. SMITH, which
was one of 2005's biggest hits and Guy Ritchie's SNATCH.
Pitt's Plan B Entertainment develops and produces both film and television projects. Plan B
has thus far produced such films as Martin Scorsese's THE DEPARTED, Michael Winterbottom's A
MIGHTY HEART, Robert Schwentke's TIME TRAVELER'S WIFE, Rebecca Miller's THE PRIVATE
LIVES OF PIPPA LEE, Tim Burton's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, Ryan
Murphy's RUNNING WITH SCISSORS, Wolfgang Petersen's TROY, Ryan Murphy's EAT PRAY
LOVE, and Matthew Vaughn's KICK-ASS. The company is currently in post-production on Rupert
Goold's TRUE STORY starring James Franco and Jonah Hill.
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