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‘World War Z’ draws massive crowd in NYC



Actor Brad Pitt attends the premiere of “World War Z” in Times Square on Monday, June 17, 2013 in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

NEW YORK — Thousands of fans brought Times Square to a standstill as they waited to catch a glimpse of Brad Pitt at his premiere for “World War Z.”

The 49-year old actor took his time on the appropriately-designed “Z-shaped” red carpet, often breaking away to sign autographs.

Pitt stars and produced the apocalyptic thriller based on the book by Max Brooks.

He plays a former United Nations investigator who traverses the world in a race against time to stop a pandemic that is threatening to decimate humanity.

His partner and mother of his children, Angelina Jolie, serves as a U.N. Ambassador.

So how does she feel about him representing the U.N in the film?

Pitt laughed, saying: “She just didn’t want me to embarrass them.”

Originally posted: June 18, 2013 | 1:14 pm


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