>> Welcome back. How could we diminish anything from these two hollywood heavyweights? Brad and julia sharing the screen for the first time. A caper about ahis girlfriend.
>> Do you love me, jerry?
>> I told yo
>> then tell me again.
>> Reporter: She made 24 films.
>> If you get on that plane, you will never, ever see me again.
>> Reporter: He's done 21.
>> Reporter: But this is the first tiduo of julia roberts and brad pitt have teamed up together.>> I've known brad for a long time, and we kind of almost worked together a few times. And so when this finallyoth got so excited.>> She's amazing at what she does. She just has this shine, this sparkle.Of life, just very fun to work with.Ps. I mean, she's julia roberts. Really, she's earned it.
>> He's great. I mean, he's brad pitt. That's kind of all you got to say, yeah.
>> Reporter: The two star in the upcoming movie, 'the mexican.'
>> I am a hostage.
>> Oh, no.
>> Reporter: Brad plays jerry, and he has one last job to do for the mob. His girlfriend, samantha, played by julia, gives himthe ultimatum -- life with the mob or life with her.
>> 'Sweetheart' and 'big love,' all those things you called me in the bedroom last night.
>> The only thing I'm interested in calling you is a cab.
>> Jerry is in deep, deep poo. Yeah, jerry's in trouble. He's worked himself into a quandary. He thought he was finished.
>> Reporter: The film is set in this remote area of mexico, a location that the two megastars didn't exactly see eye to eye on.
>> We all dig corsa. It was an amazing place.
>> They went to rejal weeks before i did. And he called me up. He'd been there about three days, and he was like, 'you got to get down here. It's great. It's beautiful.' And I thought, 'wow, i've never been to mexico.' And I thought, 'this sounds fantastic.' And I got there and I thought, 'he's out of his mind.'
>> The only way into it is one tunnel, a mile and a half of tunnel. It's a single lane carved out centuries ago, and you can't see the end. And you travel through this thing, this one-lane tunnel, until you come out the other side.
>> It's really brought us together as a group. There weren't a lot of distractions. Cockfights on sunday. Well, most people slept through that. Scorpion check in bed at night. I wasn't too keen on that, but it was a lot of fun.
>> The movie opens march 2nd. You can see more of them tonight on hbo's first look at 'the mexican.'
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