Brad Pitt Gets in Gear for Tarantino War Movie
10/20/2008 AT 03:10 PM EDT
The first portrait of Pitt’s character, Lt. Aldo Raine, in Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds (yes, the misspelling is intentional), was released Monday. Clad in tough-looking fighter gear, Pitt portrays the leader of the "Basterds," a group of Jewish-American soldiers who scalp and brutally kill Nazis.
Pitt’s character is described on Tarantino.info as not "your Warner Brothers 1950's WW2 hero … this is a hillbilly straight from the mountains of Tennessee."
Pitt, Angelina Jolie and their six children recently moved to a Berlin villa while he works on the controversial film.
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