Several renowned stars have made their way into Hollywood, however, only a few of them could last a lifetime and create a never-ending legacy. A-listers like Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt, and more have been a few of the most appreciated and famous faces of Tinseltown, who achieved what most can only dream of.
But according to reports, when Brad Pitt was in his early years of Hollywood, the actor wanted to be like Tom Cruise’s closest contemporary of the ‘90s, Kevin Costner. However, now, not only Pitt but even Cruise appears to have outperformed Costner in fame and fortune.
Brad Pitt Wanted to Be Like Kevin Costner
Very few Hollywood A-listers were able to achieve what Brad Pitt did with ease throughout his decades-long career. However, when he initially started in the industry, the actor had simple desires and icons like Kevin Costner to look up to.
Speaking to Tiger Beat for one of his earliest interviews, in 1986, via Far Out Magazine, Brad Pitt pointed out where he wanted to see himself in 10 years. Being just 22, the actor expressed his desire to be like Tom Cruise’s closest contemporary of the ‘90s, Kevin Costner.
“In ten years, I’ll be 32. I hope I am married with some Brad Jrs. I would like to be in a position like Kevin Costner. He’s on top and respected as an actor. I just want to be a respected actor.”
Further, discussing his desires that made Kevin Costner his idol, Brad Pitt stated that he wanted to produce movies and entertain audiences like Costner did. “I want to make people feel things like how I feel when I go to the movies. I would like to have my own production company.” Pitt shared.
Brad Pitt and Tom Cruise Outperformed Kevin Costner
Surprisingly, while Brad Pitt wanted to be like Tom Cruise‘s closest contemporary of the ‘90s, Kevin Costner, he achieved way more than the veteran did. Achieving success beyond his wildest conception with innumerable roles in highly acclaimed films, Pitt reached almost Cruise’s level of fame and success.
Nonetheless, remembering his youthful dreams, Pitt did become a prolific producer as he started his production company in 2001. However, in long-term achievement, both Brad Pitt and Tom Cruise reached a level of success that others can only dream of. Surpassing even Kevin Costner, the actors turned into the renowned faces of Hollywood.
Creating a legacy of their own, not only Brad Pitt but even Tom Cruise outperformed Kevin Costner. While the Yellowstone actor is hailed for his performance to date, Pitt and Cruise are appreciated for being a wholesome package. From their cinematic zeal to their lively nature, the duo rose to colossal success like none.