Brad Pitt and Sandra Bullock Pitched a QVC Gross sales Divorce Comedy

Earlier than the Oscar winners co-starred in “Bullet Practice” and “Misplaced Metropolis,” they virtually shared billing on a “Warfare of the Roses”-style divorce comedy.

Brad Pitt is in his wellness period.

The Academy Award-winning actor/producer has turned winemaker, sculptor, pottery fanatic, and now, skincare maven. Pitt launched genderless skincare firm Le Domaine (“the week,” a la Francaise) and let it slip that whereas he is not going to be the face of the corporate, the idea of taking part in a salesman onscreen did cross his thoughts years in the past.

“I wouldn’t understand how to try this, until it was a comedy,” Pitt informed British Vogue. “Truly, Sandy [Sandra Bullock] and I did as soon as attempt to develop an entire concept of a husband and spouse workforce, who had been QVC’s most profitable salespeople, however we’re getting a divorce, we hate one another, and we’re taking it out on air as we promote issues…That’s so far as we bought.”

Longtime mates Pitt and Bullock not too long ago co-starred in “Bullet Practice” and “Misplaced Metropolis” collectively.

Pitt additionally credited former fiancée, actress turned Goop mogul Gwyneth Paltrow, for altering the idea of celebrity-founded manufacturers. “I really like what Gwyneth’s achieved [with Goop]. She continues to be a extremely expensive good friend, and she or he has constructed this empire,” Pitt mentioned. “She has all the time had that in her as a curator, and it’s been a beautiful artistic outlet for her. In truth, come to consider it, she was most likely the primary one who bought me to even wash my face twice a day…possibly.”

Le Domaine makes use of grape-based antioxidants from Pitt’s vineyard; the road was developed in partnership with the Perrin household after 15 years of analysis. The Perrin household are the famend Château Beaucastel vintners, who’re additionally Pitt’s companions in his Château Miraval Côtes de Provence Rose.

“After I began out it appeared shameful to do a industrial, for some purpose. You had been known as a sell-out,” Pitt defined. “I actually suppose the hip-hop guys modified all of that. They made it okay — even cool — to unfold your wings a bit, to attempt another issues. And now it’s actually thrilling that you could, you recognize, discover different corners [of your creativity] just like the previous Renaissance artists in a method.”

Pitt added that he was “fascinated” by getting older after starring in “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” as a person who’s born previous and ages backward. “I don’t need to be operating from getting older. It’s an idea we are able to’t escape, and I want to see our tradition embracing it a bit extra, speaking about it in these phrases. One thing we mentioned [in founding Le Domaine] was this headline of ‘anti-aging,’” the “As soon as Upon a Time in Hollywood” Academy Award winner mentioned. “It’s ridiculous. It’s a fairytale. However what’s actual is treating your pores and skin in a wholesome method.”

And all these “Curious Case” prosthetics took a toll on Pitt’s palette. “All these prosthetics, six hours of prosthetics? Tore up my pores and skin,” Pitt mentioned. “They destroyed my pores and skin!”

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