For Yuh-Jung Youn, Pitt mentioned, this ardour for movie developed by watching performances by actresses like Maggie Smith and directing by Robert Altman and Mike Leigh. And for Maria Bakalova, he added, it started by seeing Marilyn Monroe on the large display. Pitt additionally shared tales of how Olivia Colman watched The Sound of Music and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang as a baby, and the way Glenn Close fell in love with basic Disney motion pictures.
But it surely was his shout-out to Leonardo DiCaprio throughout his story about Amanda Seyfried that actually caught viewers’ consideration. “For Amanda Seyfried, it was the movie model of Romeo + Juliet—the Leo model,” Pitt mentioned earlier than including, “Amanda, me too.”