Brad Pitt Will Be Tackling The Tiger
Posted on Wed May 12, 2010 07:47 AM PDT

brad200.jpgLOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - Brad Pitt is stepping away from the camera and putting on his producing hat for the upcoming film, The Tiger.

The actor is teaming up with writer Guillermo Arriaga, who penned Pitt's Babel. Although the concept is in early development, it will be co-produced by Focus Features and Random House. Pitt's Plan B will also be involved with the production.

The Tiger focuses on an animal activist who is trying to save a small Siberian town from a tiger that has started attacking the town's residents. The script will be based on a nonfiction book by John Vaillant.

Darren Aronofsky is in the running to direct the film.