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“It was a horrible story”: Brad Pitt Painted George Clooney As the ‘Devil’ in Front of His Hometown While Shooting $362M Film

"It was a horrible story": Brad Pitt Painted George Clooney As the 'Devil' in Front of His Hometown While Shooting $362M Film

George Clooney is a highly respected actor, having done some of the most iconic roles in Hollywood. He is one of the few actors with more than three iconic characters. Whether as a romantic hero, an action star, or an iconic thief, the actor has undoubtedly created a mark that will forever keep him on top of the charts.

George Clooney
George Clooney

One of his iconic roles includes that of Danny Ocean in the Oceans Trilogy. The franchise became an instant hit with so much love coming towards the star-studded movies. From Matt Damon and Julia Roberts to Brad Pitt, there was no end to just how grand the movie could get, and it did. However, Pitt and Clooney always had a way of having fun with each other.

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Brad Pitt Convinced Everyone In George Clooney’s Hometown To Call Him The Devil

During the filming of Ocean’s Eleven, the entire cast was somewhat unfamiliar with each other. George Clooney admitted that his time with Brad Pitt and Matt Damon had been that of an instant connection. All of them were meeting each other for the first time and yet they managed to mix well with each other instantaneously. That is when Clooney revealed just how well Pitt and him mixed.

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George Clooney and Brad Pitt
George Clooney and Brad Pitt

“Brad sent out a memo to all the people in the town, my town. I had lived there for years,” he continued. “The movie is coming to town and please only address Mr. George Clooney as Mr. Clooney, in his character name, Danny Ocean, and don’t look him right in the eyes. It was a horrible story.”

Ocean’s Twelve was when the set shifted to Lake Como and things started getting interesting. Lake Como just so happened to be George Clooney’s hometown. Everyone had been calling him the devil and joking about it, completely putting the actor in a spot.

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George Clooney Got Back To Brad Pitt

It was on the set of Ocean’s Thirteen when George Clooney finally got the chance to get back at Brad Pitt. They were working on set with Al Pacino and the experience in itself had been one to remember for the rest of their lives.

Brad Pitt and George Clooney
Brad Pitt and George Clooney

It was all fun and games for the entire cast, especially Pitt and Clooney who loved messing with each other. Throughout their time with the Ocean’s Trilogy, they always found some or the other way to get back at each other and mess around.

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Source: GQ

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Written by Adya

An avid writer fluent in everything Marvel, Adya Godboley is an Assistant Content Lead for FandomWire. She has rich experience in critically analyzing all that is said in between the lines. Hopelessly obsessed with Greek Mythology, she is currently pursuing her Bachelor of Arts in English from K.R. Mangalam University. Adya has written over 1300 articles on various topics expressing her passion and love for all things entertainment.