Brad Pitt in talks for ''Tree of Life''

(FROM VARIETY) ? Brad Pitt is in talks to star in Tree of Life, a drama written and to be directed by Terrance Malick (The Thin Red Line). Pitt would replace Heath Ledger in the project, which also stars Sean Penn in a supporting role. The movie has been in the works for several years, and the plot is being kept under wraps. Shooting should start this spring. (Variety)

Originally posted December 19 2007 — 12:00 AM EST

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