Director Steve McQueen’s latest pre-civil war drama with real life feel, 12 Years a Slave is becoming popular as one of the best films this year.
Thanks to the interest shown by Brad Pitt who made it happen. The star of the film and most likely an Oscar contender, Chiwetel Ejiofor said that the movie was possible because of the efforts by Pitt to make it happen.
Brad Pitt is producer of this movie and also has a small role. Ejiofor said at the premier of the movie in LA that the truth is that they might not have been able to make this movie without the help from Brad Pitt. He also added that Pitt is a movie star, a big figure in acting profession and in the industry. He also added that it needs an individual to show how much he can do when they have good amount of reach.
They are also ready to extend their support to film makers and for that he is deeply grateful for letting the film to be produced. This film is about the real life story of a black freeman, Solomon Northup who lived in New York before the Civil war.