In the clip, the 48-year-old actor stars as Jackie Cogan, a professional who investigates a heist that occurs during a high stakes, mob-protected poker game.
“You ever killed anyone? They cry, they plead, they call for their mothers. I like to kill them softly, from a distance,” Pitt says in the first footage from the Andrew Dominik-directed film.
Watch the trailer above and tell us what you think.
The film also stars James Gandolfini, Sam Rockwell, Richard Jenkins and Linara Washington. It’s set to enter theaters on October 19.
In other Pitt news, the actor is also saddling up for Ridley Scott’s new movie The Counselor. Sporting long hair and decked out in full cowboy attire, he was recently photographed on the film’s set in London.
In the movie – which is based on a screenplay by novelist Cormac McCarthy – Pitt plays a shady drug trafficker called Westray who gets Michael Fassbender‘s character involved in the illegal trade. The flick will also feature Penelope Cruz, Javier Bardem and Cameron Diaz.
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