Well Brad Pitt fans, the worst news since the cancellation of Oceans 247: Jesus, We Just Keep Churning These Out, Don’t We? broke yesterday: Brad Pitt will quit acting in three years. Gasp! That means there’s only 1095 days left to make Interview with a Vampire II: Interview Harder!

While being interviewed on Australia’s version of 60 Minutes, Pitt let it slip that he’d like to retire from acting at age 50 — three scant years from now. Why? He said, he’d like to focus on “the producing side and development of stories and putting those pieces together,” as well as spending time with his 54 children, and the remaining 77 that he and Angelina Jolie may adopt in the near future.

After the internet caught wind of the news, Pitt backed down somewhat, claiming that there’s no “exact deadline” to his acting retirement. He’s leaving his options open. It sounds like Pitt-fans better soak up his new movies while they still can!

In the meantime, let’s hope that actors like Shia LaBeouf take a page from Pitt’s book, retire early and go far, far away, never to return. We’d all appreciate it.

What do you think of Brad Pitt’s decision? Should he go through with an early retirement?

Source: The AV Club