October 14, 2014 9:37 AM EDT

Shia LaBeouf told Jimmy Kimmel that he and his Fury costars all vied for Brad Pitt’s attention on set.

“It’s like having five dudes on a date with one girl. You know, everyone is really trying to get close,” he said.

The interview is a change for LaBeouf, who has been in the news more often this year due to erratic behavior. Earlier this year he pled guilty to disorderly conduct and raised eyebrows when he wore a bag over his head on the red carpet.

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