Clarification: Film-Brad Pitt story

NEW YORK — In a story May 15, The Associated Press reported that Brad Pitt said he spoke with Gen. Stanley McChrystal in the course of making the film “War Machine,” in which he plays a character based on McChrystal. Pitt was referring to producers from his Plan B production company reaching out to McChrystal, not himself personally.

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JAKE COYLE
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