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Brad Pitt may be one of Hollywood’s recognizable faces but it’s his work off-camera that’s keeping his career ticking at an alarming rate. “12 Years a Slave,” the 19th century drama from director Steve McQueen, has garnered Oscar buzz after receiving not one but two standing ovations in less than a week, the latest at […]

Brad Pitt wants to bring more awareness to human trafficking. The scruffy blond-haired star was at the Princess of Wales Theatre Friday for the TIFF red carpet premiere of biopic 12 Years a Slave, the story of Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York who was sold into slavery during the pre-Civil […]

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TORONTO — The upcoming film “12 Years a Slave” is a harrowing look at slavery, but its stars, including Brad Pitt, say it’s a subject that needs to be explored more on the big screen. Pitt, whose Plan B company produced the film about a free man sold into slavery, was at its premiere at […]

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With his hair hanging below his shoulder, Brad Pitt sat on the stage of the Palm Theater after the screening of “12 Years a Slave.” There had been low-register buzz earlier in the day that Pitt, whose company Plan B produced the searing drama, would be in the mountain town for the world premiere. Set […]

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Fox Searchlight recently moved up the theatrical debut of Steve McQueen’s highly-anticipated drama 12 Years A Slave, from December 27 to October 18. It’ll open in a limited roll-out and will then expand nationwide in successive weeks. The R-rated slave narrative, McQueen’s 3rd feature, boasts a rather impressive cast of actors, including: Chiwetel Ejiofor (as […]

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Northup’s startling story begins when he is lured to Washington, D.C. in 1841 by the promise of a job and is kidnapped and sold into slavery. He’s transported to Louisiana where he’s put to work at hard labor. Northup is forced to suffer all sorts of indignities as a slave, but he vows to return […]

The release date chess game of the Oscar-bait autumn films continues. After some exuberant test screenings, Fox Searchlight is moving the Steve McQueen-directed Twelve Years A Slave to a limited platform release that will begin October 18. The original plan for the film backed by New Regency and River Road was to start the limited […]

The first official pictures of Twelve Years a Slave have been released! Unfortunately none featuring Brad but they sure do give a good impression of this period movie. Check the link.

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