Brad Pitt WWII Drama ‘Fury’ Moves to October

Sony Pictures has moved up the release of its Brad Pitt World War II pic “Fury” from Nov. 14 to Oct. 17.

The tank drama, co-starring Shia LaBeouf and Logan Lerman, is directed by David Ayer and said to be an awards contender. The date change also puts “Fury” much closer to the Telluride or Toronto film festivals, which is where Pitt’s “12 Years a Slave” launched last year before going on to win big at the Oscars. So far, however, neither festival has confirmed the film.

Written by Ayer, “Fury” centers on a tank battalion, led by Pitt’s character, forced to make a last stand against the Nazis behind enemy lines.

The WWII drama takes the place of the Seth Rogen comedy “The Interview,” which was slotted to bow on Oct. 17 but recently moved to Christmas Day. Alejandro Gonzalez Innaritu’s “Birdman” also opens on that date in limited release.

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  1. ITTTY IT says:

    Franchise slum Hollywood pitching still MORE GQ World War II.

    STEP AROUND!

    STEP AROUND!

  2. Deidra says:

    I think Brad Pitt is stuck in World War 11. It seems like every other picture he makes is about that or Sci-Fi. He and Tom Cruise are starting to look a little old along with George Clooney in the action movies. Just saying.

  3. Chuck165 says:

    Silly idea for a film set right at the end of the war-people were busy trying not to be the last one killed in the war on either side by then.

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