James Carville Slammed For Brad Pitt Flick Cameo: "It's Like He Has ADD"

03/28/2008 02:45 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Brad Pitt may get top billing in "The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford." But the favorite scene for political junkies is bound to be campaign consultant James Carville's cameo as Missouri Gov. Thomas Crittenden. The man who put Bill Clinton in the White House gives a crisp performance, telling Ford (played by Casey Affleck) that he wants gunslinger James dead. All the same, director Andrew Dominik vows he'll never work with Carville again.

"I didn't want to hire him in the first place," Dominik tells us. "He came unprepared. He couldn't get his lines out right. It's like he has ADD. It took us three hours to shoot that one small scene."

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