Brad Pitt for The Hatfields and the McCoys Brad Pitt is attached to the upcoming feature The Hatfields and the McCoys. According to reports, actor Robert Duvall revealed that Pitt’s Plan B Productions would back the film with Pitt to star. The film centres on the 1880s rivalry between Tug Valley settler families the Hatfields and the McCoys, which ended in a tragic massacre. Crazy Heart director Scott Cooper is attached to direct. Eric Roth has written the script for the film.