"This was quite evident early on that this was something, personally special to me, very special," says Pitt. "I love this film." Pitt also praises director Steve McQueen for his unique way of film making and getting the movie shot in just over thirty days.
Other guests who made the scene at Monday night's Spago party included Sumner Redstone, Jeffrey Katzenberg, "Gravity" director Alfonso Cuaron, breakout stars Lupita Nyong'o and Barkhad Abdi, "Nebraska's" Bruce Dern, and "Before Midnight" adapted screenplay contenders Ethan Hawke, Richard Linklater and Julie Delpy.
The "2 Guns" star gives the singer some advice: "This career can be short-lived — you might as well be the best you can while you're doing it, while you're in the game. And after, if you want to go 'F' off, do that." READ MORE
UPDATED: Elsewhere, "The Wolverine" crosses the $255 million mark worldwide; Lindsay Lohan's "The Canyons" bombs at the specialty box office but strong on VOD, while dramedy "The Spectacular Now" enjoys nice debut. READ MORE
UPDATED: A glut of family product is dampening "Smurfs 2" in North America; Lindsay Lohan erotic thriller "The Canyons" doing so-so business at the specialty box office, while no numbers have yet been released for 200 midnight screenings of "Sharknado." READ MORE
The film -- directed by Paul Schrader and written by Bret Easton Ellis -- is hoping to be a big draw on VOD; Mark Wahlberg and Denzel Washington action pic "2 Guns" enjoying solid business as it opens nationwide, while "Smurfs 2" battles family glut. READ MORE
BOOM! Studios CEO Ross Richie wraps up his four-part diary on the making of the movie, starring Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg -- a story that starts before a holiday, and ends with the Black List script drawing all the right attention. READ MORE
The action-comedy should beat new family film "The Smurfs 2" for the three-day weekend; Lindsay Lohan's erotic thriller "The Canyons" and "The Spectacular Now" debut at the specialty box office.
Ross Richie, the Boom! Studios founder and producer of the film starring Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg, wrote a four-part column about the making of the movie. Up first: "Moon Knight" and the team that would make the "2 Guns" comic. READ MORE