Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt deletes first Weibo post

Brad Pitt. Photo: Shutterstock

The power of social media may have given Hollywood star Brad Pitt cold feet. After attracting a lot of buzz with his debut on Sina Weibo on Monday, he quickly deleted his first post.

Wednesday, 9 January, 2013, 5:07am

Briefs, January 8, 2013

Four Chinese government ships entered territorial waters around Japan-controlled islands at the centre of a dispute yesterday. The marine surveillance ships were seen moving within 12 nautical miles of the islands, known as the Senkakus in Japan and the Diaoyus in China, just before midday, Japan's coastguard said in a statement. Japan's foreign ministry lodged a protest with the Chinese embassy in Tokyo over the incident by telephone, a ministry official said. It was the first time since December 31 that any state-owned Chinese ship has been seen in the archipelago's waters, which lie in the East China Sea. 

8 Jan 2013 - 5:07am

'It is the truth. Yup, I'm coming...': cryptic message from Brad Pitt as he joins Weibo

Brad Pitt, left, pictured with Angelina Jolie, posted a cryptic message on Weibo. Photo: EPA

Is Brad Pitt planning a visit to China?

The Hollywood superstar sparked a flurry of interest on social media sites today after he joined Sina Weibo and posted a cryptic message to his legions of fans.

"It is the truth. Yup, I’m coming…" was his first post to his 73,000 fans - and counting.

7 Jan 2013 - 3:23pm

Brad Pitt - first male face of Chanel No. 5 - splits fans and fashionistas

Brad Pitt in a still from the new Chanel No. 5 perfume campaign.

Brad Pitt made his debut as the first male face of Chanel's iconic No. 5 fragrance in an ad campaign that had fans and fashionistas split on his latest role.

Pitt, 48, is seen with long hair and dressed casually, looking wistfully into the camera in an enigmatic black-and-white video directed by Atonement filmmaker Joe Wright.

17 Oct 2012 - 4:55am

Wired for war

There are times when it's easy to forget Angelina Jolie is still an actress. In the dozen years that have passed since she won an Academy Award for Girl, Interrupted, Jolie's acting career has become almost secondary - in her mind, it seems, as well as everybody else's - to everything else.

13 May 2012 - 12:00am

Hollywood West

The buzz in Hollywood these past couple of weeks has been about weddings - who did, who didn't, when will they and, most importantly, why weren't we invited?

12 Apr 2008 - 12:00am



by Sean Smith

Sidgwick & Jackson, HK$136

6 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

The fall of Jesse James

T he Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford is a stylish, meditative and poetic Western directed by Andrew Dominik that explores the contemporary obsession with celebrity.

The movie charts the fall of outlaw Jesse James (played by Brad Pitt, right), American's first celebrity gangster whose life achieves mythical status following his murder.

17 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford

Starring: Brad Pitt, Casey Affleck, Sam Rockwell, Sam Shepard

Director: Andrew Dominik

Category: IIB

10 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Kenneth Cobonpue

Who is he? Kenneth Cobonpue is a designer whose curvaceous rattan furniture is sought by the likes of Hollywood star Brad Pitt, movie studio Warner Brothers and distributors from Australia to Saudi Arabia. The New York Pratt Institute alumnus won the 2004 Singapore International Design Competition, the 2005 Design for Asia Award and multiple Japan Good Design Awards for his creations.

7 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Is your appearance your most important attribute?

Nicholas Wong Hei, 17 Sing Yin Secondary School

Absolutely. I'm sure if I looked like Brad Pitt, more students, especially girls, would be interested in this column.

Appearance is the most direct way of attracting people. First impressions are important.

25 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Whisked away to a glamorous, but frightening new world

As he snuggled up his new mother on board the Gulfstream jet taking him from his native Vietnam to a life of unimaginable glamour in the US last Wednesday, there was every reason to consider Pax Thien Jolie one of the luckiest little boys in the world.

25 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Hollywood west

George Clooney is Hollywood's undisputed golden boy. Colin Farrell has his sex tape and Brad Pitt has Angelina Jolie - but only George Clooney has Tinseltown in the palm of his hand.

29 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

ad watch

Product: Heineken.

Title: Beer Run.

Ad agency: directed by David Fincher, who has worked with Madonna, Sting, the Rolling Stones, Michael Jackson and George Michael on their music videos and directed Se7en (1995), Fight Club (1999) and Panic Room (2002). His previous TV commercial credits include Nike, Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Levi's and Chanel.

21 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

They make a cool couple

Mr and Mrs Smith is the kind of cool, funny and energetic action comedy that Hong Kong filmmakers used to produce in their heyday during the 1980s and 1990s.

12 Jun 2005 - 12:00am