Actor Brad Pitt is said to be mesmerized by Lupita Nyong’o and is keen to mentor her. After co-starring with Lupita in 12 years a slave, word has it that he is looking to bring her under his own company – Plan B Entertainment, co-producers of the award winning film. It is believed the World War Z actor has been hugely impressed by the Oscar nominated actress.
“He thinks she’s mesmerizing on screen and wants to mentor her,”a source told Grazia magazine. ” In Angelina Jolie’s absence,they went as each other’s dates to both ceremonies and were locked in conversation all night. They also had brunch at his L.A home on the day of the SAG Awards after Brad flew in from Australia.”
Angelina Jolie, Brad’s wife, is also reportedly a huge Lupita fan, and is eager to meet her. “Angelina’s desperate to meet Lupita. She’s thinks she’s incredible. They’ve invited her to stay to discuss what they can work on with Brad’s Plan B Entertainment company.”
It is believed, Lupita is also excited by the prospect of working with the famous actor. “She was overwhelmed. He wants to start championing new talents and Lupita is top of the list and she’s all for it- after all, this is Brad Pitt! We’ll definitely be seeing them together a lot more from now.” the unnamed source added.