Margot Robbie spontaneously kissed Brad Pitt while filming new movie as it was 'her only chance'
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Margot Robbie has revealed that a kiss between her and Brad Pitt in the upcoming flick Babylon wasn’t in the script but she went for it anyway because she thought the chance might never present itself again.
The period comedy-drama, which is set to be released later this month, centre on aspiring star Nellie (played by Nellie) who enlists the help of Manny (played by Diego Calva) and Jack (played by Pitt) in her quest to make a name for herself in Hollywood in the 1920s. You can see a trailer here:
Boasting a stellar cast, which also includes Tobey Maguire and Eric Roberts, Babylon is already getting film fans excited.
During a recent interview with E!News Robbie opened up about sneaking in an unscripted smooch with Pitt.
Although the pair have previously appeared on screen together, Robbie revealed that she thought it might be her only chance to lock lips with the star.
“That wasn’t in the script,” she said. “But I thought, 'when else am I gonna get the chance to kiss Brad Pitt? I'm just gonna go for it.'”
She went on to explain that she had to pitch the idea to director Damien Chazelle before the cameras started rolling.
She went on: "I said, 'Damien, I think Nellie would just go up and kiss Jack’.
"And Damien was like, 'Well, she could - wait, hold on. You just wanna kiss Brad Pitt.'
“And I was like, 'Oh, so sue me. This opportunity might never come up again.' And he was like, 'It does work for the character,' and I was like, 'I think so.'"
After seeing the duo share a ‘great kiss’ Chazelle was utterly convinced and insisted that the scene stayed in the movie.
"He was like, 'No, do it again. That really works,'" Margot joked. "I was like, 'Oh, great.'”
A trailer for the flick was released in September, in which we saw Robbie’s Nellie giving an impassioned speech about wanting 'everyone to party forever'.
We also meet Jack who announces: “You know what we have to do? We have to redefine the form, map those dreams and print them into history. Look up and say: Eureka! I am not alone."
Babylon will be the first movie Chazelle has directed since 2018’s First Man - a biopic about the life of astronaut Neil Armstrong.
Chazelle told the TIFF audience in September: “After the quietness of First Man, I wanted to do something boisterous and loud… We want to do away with pre-conceptions of the era.”
Babylon lands in US cinemas on December 23, before hitting the UK in January.