Legendary American actor Brad Pitt will visit Korea November 13th to promote his latest film “Fury”, which will open at the box office November 20th. The 50-year-old A list actor will make his third visit to the peninsula, first in 2011 to promote “Moneyball” and the second in 2013 to promote “World War Z”. Co-star Logan Lerman will also be in town with Pitt for the press junket.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Brad Pitt-led film brought in $23.5 million in its debut weekend en route to one of the best openings of all-time for a World War II film. The film boasts an all-star cast including Shia Lebeouf, Michael Peña, Jon Bernthal, Logan Lerman and Jim Parrack.
The movie revolves around a battle-hardened army sergeant named Wardaddy, who commands a Sherman tank and his five-man crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Out-numbered, out-gunned, and with a rookie soldier thrust into their platoon, Wardaddy and his men face overwhelming odds in their heroic attempts to strike at the heart of Nazi Germany according to iMDB.
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