Vintage Movie Posters has heard that Brad Pitt is to star in Escape To Victory remake.

“The Great Escape 2″-well almost. I have heard rumours that the character Capt. Virgil Hilts made famous by Steve McQueen appearance in Vinnie Jones’ proposed remake of “Escape To Victory” this time being played by none other than Brad Pitt… After being transferred from Stalag Luft III to Stalag 17, the setting for “Escape” the action the action starts. It maybe that a pre-title sequence involves re-shooting the famous motorbike stunt at the finale of “The Great Escape” with Pitt. Not sure yet if Pitt will be included in the starting 11 or in a coaching role. Also rumoured to be making appearances are Rupert Grint, Daniel Radcliffe, John Terry, Steven Gerrard & Frank Lampard
…Other stars who have been approched and are likely to appear are Jason Statham, taking Sylvester Stallone’s role as the goalkeeper – Hatch (Statham has previously played a goalkeeper for Vinnie in another remake; the 2001 “Mean Machine”…Michael Caine

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