Golden Globes Nominees

Best picture, musical or comedy: “Babylon”

Supporting Actor: Brad Pitt, “Babylon”

Best actress, musical or comedy: Margot Robbie, “Babylon”

Best actor, musical or comedy: Diego Calva, “Babylon”

Original score: Justin Hurwitz, “Babylon”

Check out the entire list right here. So excited for Brad and this movie! Some of Plan B’s productions are also nominated!

Brad Pitt celebrates Brian Tyree Henry for EW’s 2022 Entertainers of the Year

The actor writes a tribute to his Bullet Train costar, who is not only “funny as f—,” but is getting Oscar buzz for his performance in Causeway.

In 2016, Brian Tyree Henry got everyone’s attention when he first appeared as the hilarious, perpetually exhausted Alfred “Paper Boi” Miles on Atlanta. Since then, he’s continued to build out an impressive résumé, and this year alone, he rounded out his run on the critically acclaimed FX comedy, stole the show as one-half of a heavily accented, quick-witted brotherhood in Bullet Train — Aaron Taylor-Johnson was the other half — and delivered a devastatingly subtle performance as a man in desperate need of a friend in Causeway, for which he’s (rightfully) receiving Oscar buzz.

To honor Henry as one of EW’s 2022 Entertainers of the Year, Babylon star Brad Pitt — who worked alongside Henry in Bullet Train — pays tribute to his costar.

I was a fan before I ever worked with Brian. I saw him in Atlanta, and I thought, “This guy is hard,” in a good way. He’s the real deal, he’s hard. And then he got cast in If Beale Street Could Talk, for basically what is one extended scene, and I was so moved. I thought, “This guy runs deep.” For me, as an actor, it’s rare that you see someone and get surprised. He’s in this one scene, and he talks about his stint in prison, and it just floored me. The degree of subtlety and difficulty, it’s so finessed. You believe it. You feel this immense pain that the character’s carrying. It’s extraordinary. And then you meet Brian in person, and he’s funny as f—. He’s the kindest, sweetest soul. He’s just infectious to be around.

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Pitt Praises Damien Chazelle for ‘Babylon’ Opulence: ‘That’s Not CG’

Damien Chazelle’s “Babylon” is clearly the Oscar winning director’s most ambitious film to date. His sprawling tale of Old Hollywood debauchery boasts a three-hour run time, a seemingly endless list of characters, and an A-list cast featuring the likes of Brad Pitt and Margot Robbie.

The project was a massive cinematic undertaking, but Chazelle’s cast thinks that he rose to the occasion. In a new interview with ScreenRant, Brad Pitt had nothing but praise for Chazelle and his visual skills as a filmmaker.

“First of all, it’s Damien Chazelle,” Pitt said when asked why he was interested in making the movie. “When he came on with ‘Whiplash,’ it was something new and fresh, and it had a kinetic energy that I hadn’t seen before. And, you know, he’s three for three. Now he’s four for four in my mind.”

Pitt went on to explain that the film’s over-the-top opulence was only possible due to Chazelle’s attention to detail and passion for Hollywood history.

“But this one was different in the sense that there’s always something new I’m finding with new directors, and everyone has their own language and style,” he said. “And what Damien gets so much… I mean, you look at this photo (a ‘Babylon’ poster) – that’s real. That’s not CG. This is all going on at once, and somehow he’s able to capture it all. And this thing moves at a pace that is, again, something I haven’t been a part of. It’s just like keeping up, really.”

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Pitt’s Plan B, Mediawan Closes Deal for Majority Stake Sale

Brad Pitt’s Plan B Entertainment has closed a deal sell a majority stake to Mediawan, the pan-European media conglomerate.

The parties issued a press release confirming they had entered into a “definite agreement” for Mediawan to buy a “significant stake” in Plan B. Under the pact, which values the company over $300 million, Plan B is also taking a stake in Mediawan.

Plan B Entertainment, which is run by Brad Pitt and Dede Gardner, hired Moelis & Co. to shop for a buyer or potential investors in October. The banner was founded in 2001 by Pitt and Jennifer Aniston shortly after the pair married. Pitt eventually took over the banner after the two divorced in 2005. Its credits include “The Departed,” “Moonlight” and “12 Years a Slave,” all of which won the Oscar for best picture. The company recently produced “She Said,” a look at the journalists who broke the Harvey Weinstein story, as well as “Blonde,” an off-beat drama about Marilyn Monroe.

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How Margot Robbie Orchestrated Her Unscripted Babylon Movie Kiss With Brad Pitt

The actress reunites with her Once Upon a Time in Hollywood co-star Brad Pitt in the upcoming film Babylon, which premieres Dec. 23. Dubbed by E! News’ Francesca Amiker as “what will become an iconic kiss scene,” Margot exclusively revealed on the show’s Dec. 5 episode that her smooch with her co-star was actually improvised.

“That wasn’t in the script,” she shared, “but I thought, ‘When else am I gonna get the chance to kiss Brad Pitt? I’m just gonna go for it.'”

In the film, Margot stars as aspiring actress Nellie, who looks to make her dreams come true in 1920s Hollywood with help from fellow aspiring star Manny Torres (Diego Calva) and veteran actor Jack Conrad (Pitt).

Stating that the kiss scene “was just great,” Margot confessed she had to convince director Damien Chazelle in order to make it happen.

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Bong Joon Ho’s ‘Mickey 17,’ with Robert Pattinson, Set for 2024 Release Date

Warner Bros. shared a first look at Bong Joon Ho’s upcoming “Mickey 17,” set to be released on March 29, 2024. “Mickey 17” is currently in production and is directed, produced, and scripted by Bong, adapted from Edward Ashton’s novel “Mickey 7.”

Pattinson stars as the titular Mickey, who is an Expendable: a disposable employee on a human expedition sent to colonize the ice world Niflheim. Whenever a mission is too dangerous — even suicidal — the crew turns to Mickey. After one iteration dies, a new body is regenerated with most of his memories intact.

The film is produced by Brad Pitt’s Plan B Entertainment, Dooho Choi of Kate Street Picture Company, and Bong under his Offscreen, Inc. banner.

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Andrew Dominik Says Brad Pitt Is Responsible For Breaking Him Out Of “Director Jail” But Thinks ‘Blonde’ Might Put Him There Again

Speaking at the Red Sea Film Festival (via Variety), Andrew Dominik talked about the critical reception of “Blonde,” once again. And though he knows that critics and some film fans weren’t excited by his new film, he’s very thankful that Brad Pitt, the man behind Plan B films, was there to break him out of “director jail” and let him make the film.

“I spend a lot of time in director jail, then my friend Brad Pitt comes down and talks to the parole board and convinces them to let me out,” said Dominik. “Then I just go out and re-offend again, I’m incorrigible.”

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Robbie Saw an Opportunity to Kiss Brad Pitt (and Promote Babylon) and Took It

Margot Robbie saw an opportunity and took it. The opportunity being a kiss scene with Babylon co-star Brad Pitt. “That wasn’t in the script,” Robbie told E! News on December 5, referring to the moment where the two lock lips in the upcoming Damien Chazelle film. “But I thought, When else am I gonna get the chance to kiss Brad Pitt? I’m just gonna go for it.” Robbie plays an aspiring actress in Babylon, set in 1920s Hollywood, that chronicles the end of the silent-film era and transition to talkies.

Apparently, the kiss scene was “great,” according to Robbie, though it took convincing Chazelle to let her improvise it. “I said, ‘Damien, I think Nellie would just go up and kiss Jack,’” Robbie recalled. “And Damien was like, ‘Well, she could — wait, hold on. You just wanna kiss Brad Pitt.’ And I was like, ‘Oh, so sue me. This opportunity might never come up again.’ And he was like, ‘It does work for the character,’ and I was like, ‘I think so.’”

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