BRAD PITT (Max Vatan) one of today's strongest and most
versatile film actors, is also a successful film producer with his company Plan
In the past few years, Pitt won an Academy Award as a producer of "12 Years a
Slave," directed by Steve McQueen (the film also won Oscars for screenwriter
John Ridley and supporting actress Lupita Nyong'o), led a five-man tank crew in
David Ayer's World War II epic "Fury," starred and produced "By the Sea"
opposite his wife Angelina Jolie, who also wrote and directed the film, played a
supporting role in "The Big Short," and the lead in "War Machine," a provocative
satirical comedy from David Michod for Netflix, both of which he also produced
with his Plan B shingle. Pitt can most recently be seen in Robert Zemeckis'
ALLIED opposite Marion Cotillard.
In 2013, Pitt starred and produced one of the year's top ten grossing movies,
"World War Z" for Paramount. Following Z, Pitt played a supporting role in
Cormac McCarthy's "The Counselor" directed by Ridley Scott as well as Andrew
Dominik's "Cogan's Trade." 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. Brad won the New York Film Critics Circle Award and the National
Society of Film Critics Award for both roles. Additionally, Brad was nominated
for a Screen Actors Guild, Golden Globe Award, BAFTA Award, and 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, Brad 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
It was Mr. 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 other films 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 has been responsible for producing numerous
award-winning and commercially successful films including "The Departed," "The
Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford," "The Tree of Life,"
"World War Z," "12 Years a Slave," "The Normal Heart," "Selma" and "The Big
Short." The company's forthcoming slate includes David Michod's "War Machine"
for Netflix; James Gray's "The Lost City of Z," based on David Grann's best
selling book starring Charlie Hunnam; "World War Z 2"; as well as development
with a number of marquee filmmakers and writers in both film and television.
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