Bobby Kotick vs. Brad Pitt: The dream has been realised

Activision CEO comes face-to-face with Benjamin Button

In 1991, Brad Pitt was finding fame as a hunky hitch-hiker squeezed into ill-fitting denims in Ridley Scott's Thelma & Louise.

Meanwhile, a certain Robert Kotick had just taken over as CEO of relatively small-time software firm Activision. To the best of our knowledge, he did so whilst not squeezed into ill-fitting denims.


We like to think that it was around this time, when the pair's respective careers were really beginning to take off, that their intertwined fate was first written in the stars.

Because now, 20 years later, they appear to be starring in a movie together. As we've said recently about another slightly bizarre Kotick-related article... true story.

(Unless, that is, Bobby has an identical twin brother making a living in the bowels of Hollywood. In which case, CVG's headlines are about to get far, far more interesting...)

Upcoming Pitt and Jonah Hill vehicle Moneyball, which also stars Philip Seymour Hoffman, tells the true story of Billy Beane - a man who successfully put together baseball club Oakland A on a budget, by employing computer-generated analysis to draft his players.

Okay, so Kotick's role is perhaps more of a mini-cameo. But he still got his scene with the stubblier half of Brangelina - perhaps proof, if needed, that money really can buy you everything.

As you can see below, in one segment (around 0.59), Pitt bugs him for money. Bobby does a very convincing - nay, naturalistic job of saying "no". This may be a vision into all of our futures.

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[ SOURCE: Kotaku ]