Category: Alerts

Brad Pitt to be featured in exclusive MLB All-Star themed opening segment

Brad Pitt, star of the baseball movie “Moneyball” in theaters this September, will be featured during the opening segment of the Fox broadcast of the 82nd All-Star Game on July 12th beginning at 8:00pm ET.

Pitt, who plays baseball legend Billy Beane in the film, will celebrate Major League Baseball All-Stars past and present, showing fans what it means to be the best.

For more information on the All-Star Game, please visit

Thanks Gabriella.

Actor Morgan Freeman to receive AFI tribute

A host of Hollywood luminaries will turn out tonight in tribute to Oscar-winning actor Morgan Freeman, who will receive the 39th American Film Institute Life Achievement Award.
The award is the top honor bestowed by AFI, which chooses recipients “whose talent has in a fundamental way advanced the film art; whose accomplishment has been acknowledged by scholars, critics, professional peers and the general public; and whose work has stood the test of time.”

Eastwood, Spielberg and Nicholson are among those expected to attend the ceremony at Sony Pictures Studios, along with notables such as Ben Affleck, Jim Carrey, Tom Hanks, Ashley Judd, Helen Mirren, Mike Nichols, Brad Pitt, Sidney Poitier, Robert Redford, Tim Robbins, Hilary Swank, Denzel Washington and Alfre Woodard.

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Mag alert: USA Weekend

In the parking lot outside a Los Angeles photo studio, a scruffy-looking guy sporting a goatee, black T-shirt and motorcycle boots sits on the curb puffing a cigarette. He’s listening intently to a stylish man rave about a cool camera shop. A passerby would barely notice the pair as they head into the building.

But when the photographer starts shooting, the bearded guy seems to undergo a transformation. Grooving to Jimi Hendrix on the sound system, he assumes an expression of ineffable cool, his posture somewhere between rakish and regal. He radiates glamour by the gigawatt. Suddenly, he’s Brad Pitt.

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Who is willing and able to please scan this magazine for the website please?

Mag Alert: People

Brad will be featured in the next People magazine, together with Tree of Life co-star Jessica Chastain. A small preview below. Hopefully someone is willing and able to send in a scan? It features one of the Kardashian ladies on the cover. Email on the left of this post. Would be awesome. Thanks for the preview Lynn.

Event Alert

Tree of Life Premiere
Date: Tuesday May 24th
Attending: Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie and many more
Location: Grauman’s Chinese Theatre 6925 Hollywood Blvd, in Hollywood (Cinema (TBC)
Time: Probably starting Between 5:00pm-7:00pm

Thanks Debra.

Megamind premiere information

Date: Saturday, October 30th
Attending: Brad Pitt, Will Ferrell,Jonah Hill, Tina Fey
Arrival Time: 5:30pm-6:30pm
Location: Grauman’s Chinese Theatre, 6925 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood

Brad Pitt Narrates Super Bowl Film

Brad Pitt is the NFL’s voice for its upcoming documentary on the New Orleans’ Saints Super Bowl victory.

Pitt narrates NFL Films’ documentary, “America’s Game: 2009 New Orleans Saints,” about the team’s win over the Indianapolis Colts last February. The film debuts on the NFL Network at 9 p.m. EDT on Sept. 8, the night before the Saints begin their defense of the Super Bowl title.

The NFL traditionally seeks out a celebrity narrator for its annual Super Bowl documentary. Pitt was chosen because of his humanitarian work in New Orleans in the five years since Hurricane Katrina, the NFL said.

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TV Alert: Meet The Press

This Sunday: A special edition of “Meet the Press” live from New Orleans. Five years after Hurricane Katrina devastated this historical city and the surrounding region, we take an in-depth look at where things now stand. What progress has been made in rebuilding communities, schools, and businesses? Why was the recovery so long and painful? What lessons did we learn from the government’s botched response? And did those lessons help in dealing with the Oil Spill disaster this summer? Guest moderator Brian Williams speaks with two of the area’s notable political leaders: Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu and New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu.

Next, we’ll have an exclusive interview with actor Brad Pitt, Founder of the Make It Right Foundation – an organization that aims to build 150 green, affordable, high-quality design homes in the neighborhood closest to the levee breach, the Lower 9th Ward.

Read more. Thanks Gabriella & Dulci.

So that is this sunday, August 29th on the NBC Network in the AM.

Brad’s Season of Thirtysomething is coming out on DVD this year

This past Tuesday saw the DVD release of the second season set, and Shout! Factory is wasting no time in letting fans know that the next-to-last season is already on the way. Today an Amazon pre-order listing was unveiled for the May 11th release of thirtysomething – The Complete 3rd Season. Cost is shown to be $59.97 SRP for a 6-DVD set running 1140 minutes, but you can lock in your copy at a discount by pre-purchasing now.

Guest stars during the penultimate season’s 24 episodes included none other than Brad Pitt, along with Geraldo Rivera, Lynne Thigpen, Patricia Heaton, Angela Bassett, Stanle Tucci, Bruce Davison, Mariska Hargitay, Cassandra “Elvira” Peterson, Patricia Arquette, Anne De Salvo and Mary Beth Hurt. Package art and other details haven’t been made available yet, but stay tuned and we’ll update you just as soon as we can!

Thanks intothegrinder.

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‘Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief’ Announces Superstar Lineup of Operators Standing By

“Hope for Haiti Now” will feature Wyclef Jean in New York City, George Clooney in Los Angeles, and CNN’s Anderson Cooper reporting from Haiti, as well as President Bill Clinton, Ben Stiller, Brad Pitt, Chris Rock, Clint Eastwood, Denzel Washington, Halle Berry, Jon Stewart, Julia Roberts, Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Meryl Streep, Morgan Freeman, Nicole Kidman, Robert Pattinson, Samuel L. Jackson, Tom Hanks, and Muhammad Ali.

“Hope for Haiti Now” will air across ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, CNN, BET, The CW, HBO, MTV, VH1, CMT, PBS, TNT, Showtime, COMEDY CENTRAL, Bravo, E! Entertainment, National Geographic Channel, Oxygen, G4, CENTRIC, Current TV, Fuse, MLB Network, EPIX, Palladia, SoapNet, Style, Discovery Health, Planet Green, CNN en Espanol, HBO Latino, and Canadian networks including CBC Television, CTV, Global Television, and MuchMusic. The event will be live streamed online globally across sites including YouTube, Hulu, MySpace, Facebook, Fancast, AOL,, Yahoo,,,,,, and Rhapsody and on mobile via Alltel, AT&T, Sprint, Verizon, and FloTV. “Hope for Haiti Now” will also air internationally on BET International, CNN International, National Geographic, and MTV Networks International, which is available in 640 million homes worldwide. “Hope for Haiti Now” will be available non-exclusively to all terrestrial radio stations around the globe and SIRIUS XM Radio as a one time only radio broadcast via the MTV Radio Network and Westwood One.

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