Bet You Can't Guess the Highest Grossing Movie of Brad Pitt's Career

By Darrick Thomas on
(Photos: Paramount | Fox)Consider the above collage misdirection, because after 25 years in the industry, complete with four Oscar nominations and a slew of now iconic roles, Brad Pitt's most successful movie came in 2013. Yup, of Pitt's 35+ films, World War Z (for now) will go down as his biggest box office smash, earning $502 million worldwide. World War Z's numbers are surprising considering the pre-release buzz spelled nothing but flop central, but the film's position in the context of...Read Full Story

Brad Pitt's 'World War Z' Body Double Got Paid WAY Less Than You'd Think

By Deena Bustillo on
Pacific Coast NewsBrad Pitt gets paid a whole lot of money to star in his movies, so you'd think that someone who had to play Brad Pitt FOR Brad Pitt would also make a lot of money. Well, that's actually not the case at all. In fact, the actor's World War Z body double only got paid a little over $100 for his work! Pitt's double, 26-year-old David Paterson, says he earned about $105 (80 euros) for 18 hours of work he did on the zombie movie set in Glasgow."I basically had to be Brad for the...Read Full Story

Enter to Win a 'World War Z' Zombie Fighting Prize Package!

By Jill Slattery on
Brad Pitt in 'World War Z' (Paramount)If there's one thing Brad Pitt has taught us, it's that you can never be too prepared for a zombie apocalypse (also, that luscious long locks won't get in the way of fighting off the undead).That's why we've teamed up with Man Crates to to equip all you freedom fighters of the pending zombie apocalypse with a special World War Z prize package! The package includes a signed copy of Max Brooks' World War Z novel and a Zombie Annihilation Man Crate, which...Read Full Story

Weekend Box Office: 'Monsters University' and 'World War Z' Both Win

By JJ Duncan on
(Photos from Pixar | Paramount)Appealing to two very different demographics, World War Z and Monsters University both came out looking like winners in this weekend's box office. Pixar enjoyed its second-biggest opening ever with its Monsters sequel bringing in $82 million (Toy Story 3 remains tops with its $110 million opening). Meanwhile World War Z far outpaced analysts expectations (the optimists were saying $60 million on Friday) to breath life into a movie many thought was dead when its...Read Full Story

'World War Z' Pulled in $3.6 Million in Thursday Night Screenings

By JJ Duncan on
(Getty Images)With a production budget that reportedly ballooned well beyond $200 million, Paramount is likely keeping a close eye on Brad Pitt's big screen zombie epic, World War Z, this weekend. Well good news for the studio has come in the form of Thursday night's box office estimates, which place Z's late-night opening box office in the neighborhood of $3.6 million. It's a small but meaningful chunk of the budget that indicates the film is on track for a ballpark $50 million weekend.World...Read Full Story