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New Clip: Brad Pitt is 'Killing Them Softly'

by David Weiner 1:54 PM PDT, May 25, 2012
Photo: Weinstein Company

Nope, it's not a cover of the Roberta Flack song by way of the Fugees by way of Brad Pitt (that would be Killing Me Softly, not Killing Them Softly). It's actually the name of Brad's gritty new mob thriller, and we have a first look at a clip from the movie!

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In Killing Them Softly, three not-too-bright guys decide to rob a Mob-protected card game, causing the local criminal economy to collapse. Brad plays the enforcer hired to track them down and restore order. In the clip, Brad explains the meaning of the titleā€¦

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Based on the George V. Higgins novel Cogan's Trade, the film also stars Richard Jenkins, James Gandolfini, Ray Liotta and Sam Shepard and re-teams Brad with his The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford director Andrew Dominik.

Killing Them Softly is scheduled to open in theaters this September.

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