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• x018 December 11, 2014 – The Diamond Ball – Beverly Hills, CA
• x102 January 09 – AFI Awards – Beverly Hills, CA
• x075 January 03 – Palm Springs Film Festival Gala – Palm Springs, CA
• x260 December 15, 2014 – Unbroken – Hollywood, CA
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During periods of his career, Martin Scorsese has enjoyed working with one lead actor over and over again. In the Seventies, Eighties and Nineties, that actor was Robert De Niro. In the last two decades, it was Leonardo DiCaprio. However, the three have never worked together on a feature film. That’s the gag in a series of commercials for two casinos in Manila, Philippines.
Scorsese directed the commercials, which star DiCaprio and De Niro as themselves, competing for a same role. However, these are not just commercials. These are basically trailers for a short film called The Audition that will also bring Brad Pitt into the mix. Yes, it’s a Martin Scorsese directed short starring DiCaprio, De Niro and Pitt. And rumor has it, each actor made over $10 million for the work. Check out the Martin Scorsese Leonardo DiCaprio Robert De Niro commercials below.
Thanks to The Film Stage for the heads up. Here are the two trailers, featuring lots of same footage, but each for a different casino owned by the same company: The City of Dreams in Manila and Studio City in Macau. In the second clip, you see a tease of Brad Pitt and a press release about the production confirms he’ll be appearing in the final film which will premiere later this year. Here’s a quote from Brett Ratner, a producer on the project:
This short film is a historic event because it is the first film ever to star such legendary actors as Robert De Niro, Leonardo Dicaprio and Brad Pitt in one film together.
• x003 The Audition – Trailer Screencaps
Following the success of “Moneyball,” Brad Pitt and his Plan B shingle have assembled an all-star cast for the next adaptation of a Michael Lewis bestseller.
Sources tell Variety that Pitt, Christian Bale and Ryan Gosling have come on board to star in “The Big Short,” Paramount and Plan B’s adaptation “The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine,” which Adam McKay is writing and directing.
Lewis’ nonfiction tome tells the story of the build-up of the housing and credit bubble during the 2000s that led to the financial crisis of 2007-2010. Paramount had no comment.
Pitt will produce with DeDe Gardner through their Plan B banner. Production start date is unknown.
The book follows several key people who played a role in creating the disastrous credit bubble. The feature adaptation will likely feature several A-list actors who have similiar-sized roles, similar to the cast of “Traffic” or “The Counselor.”
As with “Moneyball,” Pitt has been very passionate about getting this adaptation onto the bigscreen.
|BP Gallery Update|
• x005 December 05, 2014 – Los Angeles, CA
• x001 December 05, 2014 – LACMA – Los Angeles, CA
• x001 December 28, 2014 – Los Angeles, CA
• x001 January 03 – Las Vegas, NV
• x004 December 14, 2014 – The ‘Unbroken’ Image Exhibition – Los Angeles, CA
• x007 Fury – Stills
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This past August, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt married in an intimate ceremony in the south of France, attended by only close family members. The wedding was, by all accounts, a low-key event at the family’s vineyard property Château Miraval that was planned by the couple’s six children. Pax made the cake. Zahara and Vivienne were flower girls. Shiloh and Knox were ring bearers. Maddox and Pax walked Jolie down the aisle. The kids helped write the marital vows. The children’s drawings even adorned Jolie’s Versace wedding gown. And now, in a new interview, Jolie confesses that she had actually married Pitt before the summer wedding.
But they legally had to. “Before the wedding in France with the kids, Brad and I were already married in California,” Jolie tells Italian magazine Io Donna. “As Americans, we couldn’t marry legally in France.”
Jolie insinuates that the couple’s first wedding was just as relaxed as the Château Miraval follow-up. “One day I said to Brad, ‘Let’s meet up at 4:30 P.M.?’ I called a justice of the peace and we signed the documents.” So . . . maybe not the most romantic of wedding descriptions.
Previously, Jolie described how she feels following the couple’s wedding (or two). “It does feel different,” Jolie told Vanity Fair in the magazine’s December cover story, of her evolving relationship with Brad Pitt. “It feels nice to be husband and wife.” She also divulged some details about the vows their children wrote for them. “They did not expect us never to fight, but they made us promise to always say, ‘Sorry,’ if we do. So they said, ‘Do you?,’ and we said, ‘We do!’?”
I was surprised to learn that another cameo has been discovered of young Brad. Dated from 1987 (filmed in 1986) Brad played a teeny tiny part in this movie called Hunk (For more info click on the link). A ridiculously bad movie but alas. I just love these discoveries! Have fun finding 23-year-old Brad in the screencaps below. And here is an easier preview to help, tanning on the right!
• x034 Hunk – Movie Screencaps
When we ran into David Oyelowo at last night’s Palm Springs International Film Festival Gala, we wanted to know — what’s next after Selma? You’re not going to believe how good the answer was.
The actor is re-teaming with Brad Pitt’s production company Plan B on a film version of Americanah, the best-selling 2013 novel by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
“I’m about to do Americanah with (Pitt, now quite the BFF) as well with Lupita Nyong’o,” said Oyelowo, who brought his wife Jessica and two of their four children to the event (including his son Caleb, who got a big happy birthday shout-out from dad on stage). “We have to find a director and a writer and all that good stuff. We’ll be playing a couple in that. It’s an epic story that follows these two Nigerians who fall in love in high school, and she goes off to America and he goes off to the U.K. They basically are suddenly immigrants in these countries. He goes back and becomes affluent again in Nigeria and it’s their journey back to each other.”
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