Pitt did it for the kids

Brad Pitt reveals he accepted Megamind film role to please his children

"This is one for my boys" said Brad Pitt at the Paris premiere of animated film Megamind.

Pitt has in fact revealed how he accepted to voice the character of Metro Man to please his brood.

"We watch probably more animated movies than any family in this world" said the actor.
He also admitted that Will Ferrell, who plays the eponymous character in the film, was another reason Pitt accepted the role.
"It's Will Ferrell, who's a huge hit in my house. In fact we want to get him to babysit" joked the actor.