"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.
Paul Walker stars as an undercover cop who befriends a criminal in order to take down a crime boss in Camille Delamarre's latest action movie. The film, co-starring RZA, David Belle and Catalina Denis is set to hit theaters on April 25.
UPDATED: "Hunger Games" becomes the first film since "Avatar" to spend four straight weekends at No. 1, while fellow Lionsgate pic "Cabin in the Woods" opens third with $14.9 million; "Titanic 3D," fueled by China, beats "Battleship" overseas. READ MORE
UPDATED: The biggest headline of the weekend will be overseas, where Universal and Hasbro's tentpole "Battleship" is expected to open to $58 million from 26 markets; the event pic won't open domestically for another five weeks. READ MORE
The three films could all gross in the $5 million to $7 million range for the day; "Stooges" could end up on top, but it needs to gross $6 million or more to overtake monster "Hunger Games" for the weekend. READ MORE