Brad Pitt worked an extra day for free in the adventure-comedy Lost City, as reported by Sandra Bullock. The Sandra Bullock and Channing Tatum starrer has a surprise guest appearance from the Hollywood icon Brad Pitt, as revealed in the trailer.
Sandra Bullock shared in an interview with Entertainment Weekly of how Pitt came to be a part of the movie. It happened through an exchange and through a mutual contact, their hairstylist. Pitt agreed to make an appearance in The Lost City after Bullock signed a contract to appear in the thriller Bullet Train.
While sharing what it was like to have Pitt on the set, Sandra Bullock revealed that he worked for free for a day. He was only supposed to shoot for three days, for the film Lost City. He had just finished another shoot and was dead tired. Even then, when Bullock asked him to film for a fourth day for free, he did it. While talking about his dedication, Bullock said that he even bulked up for the three-day role. She added,
"You just realize he's a movie star and a great actor for a reason: Because he works really, really hard. He brought a work ethic that was pretty astounding. We had monsoon rains. It was hot. We were in the jungle...He brought his professionalism, and he is Brad Pitt because he's just freaking awesome."
What is Brad Pitt's net-worth?
Brad Pitt needs no introduction. He is a multiple award-winning film actor and producer who has a net worth of around $300 million. He is one of the highest paid actors and has consistently earned a minimum of $20 million for major motion picture releases.
Pitt's first notable work was his bit part in Thelma & Louise for which he just earned $6,000. Four years after, he bagged $4 million for the hit film Se7en. By the late 90s, his base film salary had increased to $17.5 million and since then has been earning $20 million for his roles. However, he cut his salary down to $10 million to appear in the Tarantino movies Inglorious Basterds and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.
Pitt also owns an array of real estate properties that is worth over $100 million. His longtime primary residence in LA is a veritable compound that he has pieced together over the years through multiple transactions. In 2000 he bought a beach house in Santa Barbara for $4 million and in 2006 spent $3.5 million on a historic mansion.
In 2008, Pitt and and his then partner Angelina Jolie spent a $67 million on a 1,200-acre winery in the south of France. The property has a main house with 35 rooms, several guest houses and a recording studio. In 2015, Pitt again bought another villa on the Spanish island of Majorca for $3.7 million.
Brad Pitt is undoubtedly one of the richest and most famous actors in Hollywood.