Brad Pitt refused part in 12 Years A slave to avoid shocking kids

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  • Updated: Nov 21, 2013 19:37 IST

US actress Angelina Jolie with partner Brad Pitt and son Maddox arrive at the 5th Annual Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Governors Awards in Hollywood. (Reuters Photo)

Brad Pitt has reportedly refused a main part in his upcoming film 12 Years A Slave amid concerns that his young children would get disturbed by the shocking imagery.

According to Today Entertainment, the 49-year-old actor admitted that maybe he would let his eldest child watch the film, but for the others, he rather let them get a bit older and understand the dynamics of the world a little more, the Mirror reported. 

The film, directed by Steve McQueen, is a true story based on Solomon Northup's personal account of being a free man in New York in the pre-civil war days and who is kidnapped and sold into slavery.


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