Brad Pitt Is Too Glamorous for Banksy’s Dreary ‘Dismaland’

Brad will have free reign of the bleak park before the masses descend.

Actor Brad Pitt. Department of Defense photo by Marvin Lynchard.

Banksy’s new faux-amusement park “Dismaland” is supposed to be a dystopian and thoroughly depressing critique of the Disney brand, so obviously, having an A-list celebrity like Brad Pitt show up to the Weston-super-Mare installation would distract from the decidedly downtrodden demeanor Banksy and the almost 60 other commissioned artists are going for. But luckily for Pitt—who is reportedly a huge Banksy fan—the anonymous artist and his cohort are willing to give him the VIP treatment.

Brad will have free reign of the dreary park prior to its 11 am public opening on an undisclosed day next week, a perk that actor Jack Black also recently took advantage of. With thousands of would-be visitors queuing up online for hours in the hopes of a glimpse inside, we’d gladly take a little VIP preview action ourselves.

The Dismaland map. Photo: Banksy.

The Dismaland map.
Photo: Banksy.

“Brad has followed Banksy’s work for years now and really loves his ideology, so he is making special arrangements to ensure he can get down to the park,” a source told the Mirror. “Brad would bring a bit too much glamour to what’s meant to be a thoroughly depressing visit, so Banksy granted him special permission to visit before it opens.”

“Obviously such a high profile celebrity would get mobbed in Weston-super-Mare if he traveled down and queued with the public,” the source added.

Luckily, he’s reportedly not planning on bringing wife Angelina Jolie and their several children, as this is one amusement park that’s really not geared towards kids. The Inquisitr reports the park’s entrance even bears the warning: “This event contains adult themes, distressing imagery, extended use of strobe lighting, smoke effects and swearing.”

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