Pitt's kids call for Spiderman role

Brad Pitt.
Brad Pitt. Bang ShowBiz

BRAD Pitt's children want him to play Spider-Man.

The actor has revealed his six kids - who he raises with his partner Angelina Jolie - are all huge fans of the web-slinging superhero and would love it if he donned his famous red and blue suit.

Speaking at the New York premiere of his new animated movie 'Megamind' on Wednesday (04.11.10), Brad said: "Spider-Man is big in our family. The kids think he's the coolest. If there was one superhero they would want me to play, that would be the one. I'd score big with them."

Andrew Garfield was recently cast as the Marvel character in the new Spider-Man movie, taking over the role of Peter Parker and his super-powered alter-ego from Tobey Maguire.

The 47-year-old star - who voices the superhero character Metro Man in 'Megamind' - admits he always considers his children when accepting new roles.

He added: "Every role we (me and Angelina) choose now, we choose it for the kids. Will the kids like it? Will they like it when they are young adults? Or is this a good location for the family? That's it.

"With 'Megamind' hopefully they will think dad's really cool and better than Spider-Man."

Brad took sons Maddox, nine, and Pax, six, to the premiere.

His other children, Zahara, five, Shiloh, four, and two-year-old twins Knox and Vivienne, are currently in Budapest, Hungary, with their mother Angelina who is shooting her directorial debut in the city.

Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

Future of telecommunication

Kristy Sparrow from Better Internet for Rural, Regional and Remote Australia (BIRRR).

Survey allows rural Australians to voice their concerns.

Taking a national stand

NO WAY: Students from Year 8 created 'No Way' bullying posters to show bullying has no place at Emerald State High school.

Local high school raises awareness against bullying.

Inland Port announced

ECONOMIC BOOST: Federal Member for Flynn Ken O'Dowd makes the funding announcement at the Central Highlands Development Corporation's Economic Futures Forum on Monday.

Ken O'Dowd announced federal funding for two major projects.

Local Partners