Deadline reports that Brad may not be available for the project but that his name has been brought up for the role.
Michael Fassbender will star in the Ridley Scott directed film, which was written by Cormac McCarthy.
IndieWire explains, “The script is said to be an amped up No Country For Old Men-esque tale that follows a lawyer who naively gets involved in the drug trade and finds himself caught up in a desperate situation”.
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The 48-year-old actor was featured in the mag for his two Oscar nominations that he received this year for his work onMoneyball.
VF figured out that Brad is separated from this year’s Oscar honoree James Earl Jones by just three degrees.
“Pitt co-starred in the Ocean’s movies with Don Cheadle, who was Sammy Davis Jr. to Ray Liotta‘s Frank Sinatra in the TV movie The Rat Pack; Liottawas Shoeless Joe Jackson to Jones‘s sportswriter-mystic, Terence Mann, inField of Dreams.”
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The 36-year-old actress stepped out in aRalph & Russo dress with Lorraine Schwartz earrings and Jimmy Chooshoes, while Brad, 48, suited up inGucci.
“I wanted people across the world to watch this movie and say, ‘That is a family like mine, that is a mother like me.’ So when they see a headline that says a bomb went off in Aleppo [in Syria] they think of the characters in this film and they think they are related to them and they maybe feel that much more invested,” Angelina recently told the Associated Press about the drama.
“This film has taught me to love film again because I see what film can do … and I am re-inspired because I was not feeling very inspired as an actress. I was feeling very disheartened,” she added.
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Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt Leave Sarajevo
The couple, reportedly en route to Zagreb, Croatia, premiered Angie‘s new film, In the Land of Blood and Honey, on Tuesday night in Sarajevo – and the movie ended to a standing ovation!
Earlier in the week, Brad and Angelinahit the red carpet together at the Cinema for Peace Gala, held during the Berlin International Film Festival. Be sure to check out pics if you missed them!