#FIRSTLOOK: BRAD PITT, LOGAN LERMAN, DAVID AYER + MORE AT THE WASHINGTON, D.C. PREMIERE OF “FURY”
The Washington D.C. Premiere of FURY took place last night at the Newseum and the Stars were out in full force indeed! Writer/Director David Ayer and the Cast including Star Brad Pitt walked the Star-Spangled Banner-lined Carpet, talking in-depth about their respective experiences filming the new World War II Drama.
On preparing for his exhausting role as Don “Wardaddy” Collier, Brad Pitt says “Listen, with five guys shoved in a tin can you get tired pretty fast, you don’t have a choice.”. He adds, “You know, we had to work the tank – and were fortunate enough to get to use live ammunition.”. We also learn about his preparation speaking to several War Veterans in understanding their tired psyches.
Listen to Pitt talk about his role below:
Director/Writer David Ayer also talks about his experience working with his brilliant Ensemble of Actors, stating “You think of World War II as a ‘clean war’ because the outcome was so positive, but for the guy inside the tank, it was incredibly murky and difficult.”. He sings Pitt’s praises proclaiming, “I think this is the best work Brad has ever done!”. In describing the Film, he feels “It isn’t your Dad’s World War II Movie”.
See Ayer‘s thoughts below:
Rising Star Logan Lerman who stars as Norman Ellison, also has great praise for his Co-Stars. He says, “We became brothers in pre-production. Our relationship getting to know each other so well made the Movie what it is.”.
See Lerman‘s thoughts below:
And we’re hearing praise from Critics thus far, tallying already a solid 76% on the Tomatometer from Critics!
Sony Pictures release FURY, now in theatres.
(Photo/video credit: Sony Pictures)