Why Brad Pitt and Shia LaBeouf Were Abandoned in the Wild

September 26, 2013 By:
Why Brad Pitt and Shia LaBeouf Were Abandoned in the Wild

Talk about dedicated!

To gear up for their upcoming film Fury, a war drama that’s currently shooting in the English countryside, co-stars Brad Pitt and Shia LaBeouf were forced to camp out in the wilderness together in a forest in Buckinghamshire, England.

They were “ordered to go camping together,” the source told Us Weekly, in preparation for their roles, so they spent September 16 to 19 together…initially against their will.

“They play soldiers in the same World War II troop,” the source explained, “and the director wanted to make sure they bonded. So he dropped them in the wilderness—without their cell phones!”

They were joined by three other cast members from the movie—cut off from the rest of the world and foraging for their own food. To keep warm at night in the sub-50-degree temperatures, they bundled up together while they slept. “They must have gotten pretty cozy in the tent they were sharing,” the source quipped.

Shia’s been delving deep into his character’s psyche off the set. During pre-production he stayed in army fatigues for weeks on end to better understand his role.

Fury tells the thrilling story of a crew of Americans in Nazi Germany at the end of WWII and tank combat warfare.