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The management of Netflix have invested a whopping $30m on Brad Pitt's new movie, War Machine.

According to reports, this will be the biggest investment Netflix will have made so far in a feature film as well as the first time the company has gotten hold of a film with one of the biggest global A-list movie stars, in his prime- Brad Pitt.

Brad co-produces War Machine alongside along the producers of Best Picture winner, 12 Years A Slave and Best Picture nominee,Selma.

With this huge investment, Netflix has acquired distribution rights to the  movie, which is directed by David Michod and will star Pitt as a four-star rock star U.S. military general.

The film is a satirical comedy inspired by the bestselling book The Operators: The Wild And Terrifying Inside Story Of America’s War In Afghanistan, by the late journalist Michael Hastings. Script was written by Michod, whose credits include Animal Kingdom and The Rover, and Pitt plays the role of Gen. Stanley McChrystal, for a time the commanding general of international and U.S. forces in Afghanistan.

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