Angelina Jolie teams with Coen brothers for 'Unbroken'
February 26th, 2013
05:00 PM ET

Angelina Jolie teams with Coen brothers for 'Unbroken'

Angelina Jolie's upcoming adaptation of "Unbroken" is going to have Coen brothers flair.

The filmmaking duo have been brought on board to rewrite Laura Hillenbrand's story of Olympian and World War II POW Louis Zamperini, according to the Hollywood Reporter. FULL POST


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Angelina Jolie in talks to direct 'Unbroken'
December 19th, 2012
03:42 PM ET

Angelina Jolie in talks to direct 'Unbroken'

After making her directorial and screenwriting debut with 2011's "In the Land of Blood and Honey," Angelina Jolie is prepared to helm another film.

The 37-year-old is in talks to direct an adaptation of Laura Hillenbrand's best-selling book, "Unbroken," according to Deadline. Although it'll be Jolie's second time directing a feature, it will be her first go-round with a major studio release.

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Angelina Jolie's charity donates $50k in honor of Malala
October 17th, 2012
11:51 AM ET

Angelina Jolie's charity donates $50k in honor of Malala

Angelina Jolie is an Oscar-winning actress and a special envoy for the UN's refugee agency, but she's also a mom.

So when she read about Malala Yousafzai, the teen advocate for education rights who was shot by the Taliban, last Wednesday as her children with Brad Pitt were getting ready for school, Jolie paused to explain Malala's story to their kids.

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Angelina Jolie's daughter Vivienne cast in 'Maleficent'
August 23rd, 2012
10:40 AM ET

Angelina Jolie's daughter Vivienne cast in 'Maleficent'

Another Jolie-Pitt kid is making an entrance into the movie business.

After Shiloh's appearance as a baby in 2008's "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," which starred dad Brad Pitt, little Vivienne Jolie-Pitt, 4, will join mom Angelina in "Maleficent."

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Angelina Jolie donates $100k to Syrian refugees
June 21st, 2012
11:19 AM ET

Angelina Jolie donates $100k to Syrian refugees

Angelina Jolie isn't so busy with her filming schedule for “Maleficent” that she’s lost sight of what’s happening elsewhere in the world.

In recognition of World Refugee Day on Wednesday, the actress donated $100,000 to help Syrian refugees, the U.N. Refugee Agency said in a statement thanking her for the gift.

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Photo: Angelina Jolie as 'Maleficent'
June 19th, 2012
12:38 PM ET

Photo: Angelina Jolie as 'Maleficent'

Joining the ranks of Charlize Theron and Julia Roberts as another evil fairy tale character, Angelina Jolie makes being bad look awfully good.

Disney released a photo of the 37-year-old Oscar winner as the title character in the upcoming "Maleficent" on Tuesday, and while the image is a little dark, we could see those cheekbones from a mile away.

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