Brad Pitt Joins Inglorious Bastards

Brad Pitt has joined Quentin Tarantino’s Inglorious Bastards. There has been speculation for a while about the Angelina Jolie penetrator joining the cast, and it has now been made official by, and then a few hours later by Variety and The Hollywood Reporter.

Pitt will play a Tennessee hillbilly who assembles a team of eight Jewish-American soldiers. Bender said casting should be complete in about a week or two. Eli Roth will play the role of Sgt. Donnie Donowitz, and Tarantino is locking in the other seven American actors who make up the Bastards team.

The film begins production on October 13th in Germany and Tarantino is aiming to complete the film and have it ready for next year’s Cannes Film Festival.