Pitt has faint recollection and strong praise for his big-screen costar Casey

By People Staff
Updated October 23, 2007 02:05 PM
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“When they first asked me, my manager called and I said, ‘Who for?’ and she said, ‘Affleck.’ And I said, ‘I love that guy.’ And she said, ‘No, it’s the other one.’ I said, ‘Oh.’ ”

Brad Pitt, skewering Casey Affleck (whom he called "Cassie"), at Tuesday night’s 11th Annual Hollywood Awards at the Hollywood Film Festival.
–Jed Dreben