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Report – Brad Pitt lined up for Red Dead Redemption movie

Thursday, 26th August 2010 17:10 GMT By Johnny Cullen

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According to website ShowbizSpy, Brad Pitt is being lined up for the main role of John Marston in a movie version of Red Dead Redemption.

The actor has apparently been given first refusal to the role, according to the site, although it isn’t said which studio is going to be behind the movie.

Rockstar has said the report is just a rumour, and hasn’t mentioned anything about even optioning rights to a movie of the western.

Watch this space, eh?

Thanks, Kotaku.

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20 Comments

  1. AHA-Lambda

    Each and every man under my command owes me one hundred Bear skins. And I want my skins! And all y’all will git me one hundred bear skins, taken from the hides of one hundred dead Bears! Or you will die tryin’….

    #1 4 years ago
  2. Crysis

    BOO! just another game-to-movie we’ll hear a few quite rumours over the next 2-3 years before hearing it’s been put on hold, then 5 years later hearing it has been canceled, seems to be the style for many game-to-movie cross overs

    #2 4 years ago
  3. Joe Anderson

    This might be cool or could in fact be a load of crap.

    I guess its 50/50.

    #3 4 years ago
  4. onlineatron

    I think it would be hard to mess up a RDR film. The game is essentially an interactive riff on the western genre the film industry established, so telling the story should should be easy enough.

    Brad Pitt is a good start.

    #4 4 years ago
  5. Bikki

    YES! YEEEEEES! He was wonderful as jesse james so i hope this is true :)

    #5 4 years ago
  6. LOLshock94

    i was about to say he played jesse james but i think this is bullshit last time brad pitt was in the news he was running to be a president are some shit

    #6 4 years ago
  7. theevilaires

    First Max Payne now this….Hollywood is out to destroy everything I love I swear it.

    #7 4 years ago
  8. YoungZer0

    No thanks.

    #8 4 years ago
  9. LOLshock94

    uwe boll doesnt count

    #9 4 years ago
  10. Anders

    Dark Void, Red Dead Redemption… What’s with Brad Pitt and video games?

    (Hint: $$$)

    #10 4 years ago
  11. ReeceHeywood

    Legends of the Fall, now that was a great movie.

    #11 4 years ago
  12. HistoryTeller

    All I’m thinking, if Brad Pitt and his horse will die as fast as Marston facing a cougar?

    #12 4 years ago
  13. Uncontested

    A movie based on a video game… AND a Western? Movie is doomed already.. Both of these are dead genres in the movie biz.

    #13 4 years ago
  14. b163oi

    Jona Hecks anyone, this movies already been done p_q

    #14 4 years ago
  15. Gekidami

    In what way was RDR like Jonah Hex?

    #15 4 years ago
  16. The_Deleted

    Never gonna happen.

    #16 4 years ago
  17. NightCrawler1970

    Brad gonna, lasso a hooker, and drag her all over the place?

    wanna see that one

    #17 4 years ago
  18. Kuwabara

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=92rBRuaBEaY&feature=related

    #18 4 years ago
  19. Blerk

    I’m looking forward to seeing him kill all the buffalo in the world and get mauled several times by a cougar.

    #19 4 years ago
  20. Isaaclarke37

    Time will tell.

    #20 4 years ago

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