While holiday pics of Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie and their brood of six in Vietnam would suggest Brad's enjoying his lead role as a father, his recent announcement of plans to retire from acting in just three years' time, at the age of 50, still comes as quite a shock.
Currently promoting baseball biopic, Moneyball, Brad revealed his plans on Australian chat show, 60 Minutes. On asked what he might do next, Brad joked: "Hell if I know!"
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Before adding: "I've really enjoyed the producerial [sic] side and getting stories to the plate that may have had a harder time otherwise."
So not a total disappearance from Hollywood, phew!