Brad Pitt to Replace Heath Ledger in 'Tree of Life'

December 19, 2007 05:14:23 GMT

Dropping out from 'State of Play', Brad Pitt is reported going to replace Heath Ledger in Terrence Malick's 'Tree of Life'.


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Brad Pitt reportedly is going to replace Heath Ledger in Terrence Malick's new drama film. According to Variety, the "Babel" star is in talk with River Road Entertainment to star in "Tree of Life".

It was said that though the deal hasn't been signed, the Hollywood hunk is more likely to join the cast of the drama movie. Allegedly, he won't get as much as what he supposedly earned if he didn't back out from "State of Play", in which he might earn 20 million dollars.

In the movie that is produced by Bill Pohlad, Sarah Green and Grant Hill, Pitt might star alongside another Hollywood star, Sean Penn. Additionally, Penn is said to be expected to play a supporting role in the movie though he is playing the lead character in Gus Van Sant's "Harvey Milk".

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