Brad Pitt Says Shia Labeouf is the Best Actor He Has Ever Worked With

Brad Pitt
Brad Pitt (PAN Photo Agency / Shutterstock.com)

Shia LaBeouf has gone above and beyond to show the world that he is weird.

But, the biggest question becomes, how does he keep getting work? Hollywood heart throb, Brad Pitt has revealed the answer to this mysterious question.

Brad Pitt recently worked with Labeouf on the upcoming WWII tank movie, Fury from the writer of Training Day and director of End of Watch, David Ayer, which opens on October 17th. In a recent interview with British GQ magazine, Brad Pitt highly complimented Labeouf.

Pitt applauds LaBeouf’s performance in Fury. “Oh, I love this boy. He’s one of the best actors I’ve ever seen. He’s full-on commitment, man. He’s living it like no one else, let me tell you,” the actor raves. “I’ve been fortunate to work with a lot of great actors. He’s one of the best I’ve seen.” [EOnline]

“Committed” maybe another way to call him an extreme method actor.

Shia Labeouf
Shia Labeouf (cinemafestival / Shutterstock.com)

“We were driving down the road, I’m in the turret, Shia is at the other turret, and Scott [Eastwood] is on the back, spitting juice. And I’m starting to get pissed off, I’m starting to get hot, because this is our home, he’s disrespecting our home, you know? So I said, in the scene with the cameras rolling, ‘You’re going to clean that s–t up.’ Shia clocks it, and you have to understand, we’ve been through severe boot camp already. We’ve been through a lot in this tank. Shia saw it and felt the same—he’s disrespecting our home,” the actor, 50, tells the magazine. “So, Shia had the same reaction I did and started having some words…Then I had to get in after the cameras were rolling and explain it to Scotty, you know.”

Eastwood, however, was simply doing his job. “The funny thing is, when we got home at the end of the day and read the script, it said Scotty’s character is ‘chewing tobacco and spitting it on the back of the tank,’” Pitt explains. “He was just doing as instructed in the script! So we were the knobs in the end.” [EOnline]

What I found funny was that Brad Pitt was so into his role he forgot what was going on in his own movie. What makes it even more hilarious is that Shia Labeouf followed along. At the end of the day, Shia Labeouf is a committed actor that which may make him the best in Hollywood.

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