He recently said: 'What put me on the map, a cosmic shift, was Moneyball.north face coats online I didn’t know much about baseball … but when I got the role I immersed myself in the game, watched it constantly. I lived baseball for six months. Now, suddenly, people are starting to be interested in my personal life.
What a difference: The extent of the actor's diet was made all too clear when the slimline star stood next to a picture of his old and bigger self
'Brad was inspiring. Told me to try for an eclectic career not just a one-type role. We spent so much time together that I asked for advice. He’s a vet, I’m a rookie. I asked questions and he answered with, "Don’t take the easy road. Make your choices interesting. Don’t get typecast".'
Meanwhile Brad just celebrated his 48th birthday.
And instead of being spoiled with lavish gifts, the father-of-six was given a joke present from his wife Angelina Jolie.
The 36-year-old actress took the couple's children to a souvenir store in Las Vegas to stock up on joke presents for their patriarch.
Angelina bought her man a toy parrot that set her back $19.99.
Shopping up a storm: Angelina, seen here shopping north face jackets cheap online at FAO Schwarz in New York earlier this month, took her children to a souvenir store to buys Brad's 48th birthday gift
A source at the Bonanza Gift and Souvenir store told RadarOnline.com about the visit: 'She was absolutely gorgeous and looked ravishing.
'She was a normal mother, showing the kids everything in the store.'
Angelina also bought rattlesnake key chains for Brad, and matching ones for the children.
'Shiloh really loved the rattlesnake head key chains, and Pax couldn’t get enough of them either,' the store manager said.
Brad and Jonah's film Moneyball is based on a book by Michael Lewis. Slim down: Jonah started losing weight for his new movie role in 21 Jump Street - the film's poster, also featuring Channing Tatum, was released todayIt tells the story of how Billy Beane - played by Pitt - shunned conventional thinking to put together a team of undervalued and overlooked players - with great success that shook the traditionalists.
Instead of relying on veteran scouts and their mystical innate ability to spot talent, he turned to cold hard statistics.
Even in a game that values numbers so highly he was able to use neglected figures to put together a squad of players ignored by other coaches - and lead the Oakland Athletics to a record season.
In 2002, Beane took the As to unrivalled success despite spending peanuts on north face jackets on sale his players, something which no other managers could claim to do.
Hit: Brad and Jonah are both nominated for Golden Globes for their performances in MoneyballHis method has even spawned the term Sabermetrics - the computer-driven analysis of these lesser acknowledged statistics of baseball.Its name comes from acronym SABR, which stands for the Society for American Baseball Research.The new film is based on author Michael Lewis's 2003 best-selling book Moneyball: The Art Of Winning An Unfair Game.