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    'World War Z' UPDATE: Paramount Execs Cut Mention of China as Possible Culprit of Zombie Outbreak

    As if "World War Z" hasn't already stomached enough production turmoil. News broke earlier today that Paramount executives have changed a minor plot point in the film that involves China, so that Chinese officials might look more favorably on the film for domestic distribution in the fast-rising Chi...

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    Brad Pitt Talks Tentpole 'World War Z,' Unused Budapest Scenes and Fast vs. Slow Zombies in New EW

    Much has been reported on "World War Z"'s laborious trek to the big screen (June 21), plagued with re-shoots and re-writes -- all the while taking the title of Most Expensive Zombie Movie Ever Made. Despite rumors of conflict between director Marc Forster ("Quantum of Solace") and his producer-star,...

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    Cheers! Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt Releasing First Wine Next Month from Chateau Miraval

    Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt now own Chateau Miraval in Correns, France, and will begin releasing their first wine next month.

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    The Curious Case of Brad Pitt's China Tweet

    The Daily Beast reports that Chinese microblogging service Sina Weibo, China's version of Twitter (which is blocked there) with upwards of 400 million users, was sent spinning last week when Brad Pitt started an account, inaugurating it with this message: "It is the truth. Yup, I'm coming..." The We...

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    A Movie Star's Independent Mind: 10 Films From Brad Pitt, Producer, As 'Killing Them Softly' Opens Small

    Pitt has never been afraid to headline a big studio project as an actor (see Paramount's "World War Z" coming in June, or several billion dollars-worth of other tentpole fare), but as a producer he has almost exclusively put his weight behind indie-minded projects such as "Voyage of Time," "Tree of ...

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    Review: 'Killing Them Softly' Has Bold Style, Skips Heartbeat

    Andrew Dominik's "Killing Them Softly," adapted from George V. Higgins' 1974 crime novel "Cogan's Trade," takes place in an atrophied post-Katrina New Orleans in 2008. Brad Pitt plays Jackie Cogan, a hitman whose preferred method of execution is explained in the film's updated title.

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    Weekend Preview: Slim Pickings Beyond Andrew Dominik's 'Killing Them Softly' -- Unless You're Into Jean-Claude Van Damme

    This lackluster weekend for movie openings may leave you wanting to catch up on the Thanksgiving releases you missed. That said, Andrew Dominik's "Killing Them Softly," an alternately engrossing and heavy-handed hitman drama starring Brad Pitt, is the strongest of the bunch. Beyond that, the options...

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    HBO is Developing Debt Collector Drama 'Paper' With Brad Pitt's Production Company

    The newest high-end project to land in development at HBO involves Brad Pitt, the New Yorker and award-winning short fiction writer Wells Tower. Variety reports that Pitt's company Plan B is now home to "Paper," an hour-long drama being developed by HBO based on Jake Halpern&...

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    Review Roundup: 'Killing Them Softly' Is Formally Stunning, Well-Acted, and Heavy-Handed

    Down Under director Andrew Dominik's politically pessimistic crime drama "Killing Them Softly" hits theaters this weekend, starring Brad Pitt as a numbed hitman in an atrophied, Recession-roiled America. Critics are of two minds about the film: On the one hand, it shows masterful visua...

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    Watch: A Cold-Blooded Brad Pitt Does Very Bad Things in New 'Killing Them Softly' Trailer (VIDEO)

    Brad Pitt reunites with his director on "The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford," Andrew Dominik, for the upcoming crime thriller "Killing Them Softly." If the new trailer is any indication, the film promises to be a heavily stylized riff on a well-worn g...

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