Helmeted, Huge, Humble

There is no secret strategy behind Brad Pitt's career choices. "It's pretty damn simple, really," he says. "I get sent several things, and then I try to find an angle that I'm excited about. Sometimes it works. Sometimes it's The Mexican."

Pitt can be laid back to the point of comatose, particularly when talking about acting. He hates the word craft and laughs at the preciousness of declaring any role his best work. To Pitt, it's all just work. "I felt the same going into Troy as I did about Snatch or True Romance, which was a two-day job," he says....

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