Splash News Online; FameFlynet
09/11/2013 at 01:00 PM EDT
Hair today, gone tomorrow.
showed off a new haircut on the set of his latest film, Fury
, on Tuesday. The actor, 49, appears to have traded his shoulder-length blond hair for a much shorter buzz cut.
Though it's tucked under a white baseball hat, gone are Pitt's longer locks, replaced by a much newer – and neater – look. Not since Pitt filmed 2011's Moneyball
has his hair been so short.
centers around a group of Americans living in Nazi Germany at the end of World War II. It costars The Perks of Being a Wallflower
's Logan Lerman and Shia LaBeouf.
While the new 'do is a much different look for the formerly shaggy star, changing his appearance for a role is nothing unusual for Pitt. He recently donned cowboy gear for The Counselor
and played a zombie-slaying dad
in World War Z
Before the chop, Pitt cleaned up nicely with his long hair tied back in a ponytail for the Toronto Film Festival, where he was promoting his upcoming film 12 Years a Slave