Warner Bros on Monday put its Bollywood counterparts on notice that they would sue for breach of copyright if the hit film ‘The Curious Case of Benjamin Button’ was remade here. Advertisements were placed in the Times of India and trade magazines stating that Warner Bros is the joint author and co-owner of the copyright of the period drama, which earned 13 nominations at this year’s Oscars. ‘Recent press reports have indicated that certain parties are in the process of producing a film in Hindi based upon the aforementioned film,’ New Delhi-based law firm Lall and Sethi Advocates said in the public notice. A lawsuit will be slapped on anyone producing a film ‘either in English or Hindi or other language, having a similar script, screenplay or story line or character sketches or interplay of characters or sequence of events,’ it said. Read more. Thanks Sandra.
Global Television presents a two-hour, two-night special airing Tuesday, April 7 at 9pm ET/PT and Wednesday, April 8 at 9pm ET/PT – HGTV presents a six-hour, six-week series Thursdays at 8pm ET/PT beginning April 9 – Special appearance by Make It Right New Orleans founder Brad Pitt. Read more. Thanks Gabriella.
So, we have Brad Pitt and Mike Holmes in the same room. We understand the majority of females witnessing this scene probably would be more interested in Mr. Pitt. He is a famous, hunky Hollywood actor, after all. But we’re betting a lot of males would be far more interested in Mr. Holmes, who is known for his trademark overalls and his ability to save homeowners from renovation nightmares. Man-crushes all around! And truth be told, we know plenty of handy, hammer-swinging females who are infatuated with Mike Holmes, too. The notion of having Pitt and Holmes in the same room is not just a notion, by the way. It actually occurs in the two-part special Holmes in New Orleans, which airs on consecutive nights, Tuesday and Wednesday, on Global. Read more. Thanks Gabriella.
I finally re-added the second part of Brad’s ‘Shameless Act of Self Promotion’ on the Leno Show (01). Thanks to several of you that told me about the error, sorry that you’d wait a while for this one.
And another little treat: a very old interview, well, a couple of segments of an interview that I think was taken in 1988 at the latest. Brad without any interview experience lol. Broadcasted (05). I’ve added the video and also made some screencaps. Click the links below and let me know what you think.
• BBC 3: Old Interview (caps).
• BBC 3: Old Interview (video).
Added a great new interview Brad did over the phone with Italian Men Style magazine. Brad talks about Inglourious Basterds, Berlin’s kitchen and the upcoming ‘Artifacts’ movie he will be doing with Natalie Portman. Huge thanks to Gracie who translated this new Italian interview from Men Style.it for BP Press.
Started scanning one of the greatest Brad books I own, the one published in 1997 by US Magazine called Brad Pitt. It features several photoshoots from Mexico, New Orleans etc. One of my favorites. It’s also available in the SB Store, it won’t disappoint. Click the link below.
• Brad Pitt: by the editors of US Magazine.
The star’s WWII action film, the intentionally misspelled Inglourious Bastards, has been invited to this year’s May 13-24 Cannes Film Festival, and the film’s director, Quentin Tarantino, has not only accepted the call, Variety reports, he’s agreed to allow the picture into competition. The trade paper further reports that Tarantino has promised the Weinstein Company and Universal that his Dirty Dozen-style adventure about Jewish-American commandos battling Nazis will be ready in May. The movie is scheduled to open to the public (08/21/09). Read more.
Added some pics of the upcoming Vanity Fair photoshoot focusing on Inglourious Basterds. Click the link.
• Promotional Photoshoot.
Added screencaps of last night’s Entertainment Tonight showing the exclusive upcoming Vanity Fair Inglourious Basterds cast photoshoot. A big thanks to Kristy. Click the link.
• Entertainment Tonight (03/31/09).
BP Media: As promised, I’ve added the video of Entertainment Tonight (03/31) featuring Brad and the rest of the cast for Vanity Fair. If you’re able to provide scans, please contact me. Your help is so appreciated :)
• Entertainment Tonight (03/31/09).