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Brad has hired Jolie to play Mariane Pearl in the film adaptation of the author's memoir. His production company, Plan B will produce the film. Yes this is the same company he started with Jennifer and yes she was originally considered for the potentially Oscar winning role. I'm not even going to go there. People reports:

"The film will focus on the deep collaboration between people around the world in search of Daniel in 2002," Pitt tells PEOPLE. "We hope the film can increase understanding between people of all faiths and portray the story and the people involved as honestly as possible without anger or judgment."

The film will be adapted from Pearl's memoir, A Mighty Heart: The Brave Life and Death of My Husband Danny Pearl, which chronicles her experience after her husband was abducted by Islamic extremists in Pakistan in early 2002. A month later, his captors released a video depicting his murder.

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llg1113 llg1113 10 years
I can appreciate what your saying but I don't think I agree. I have to admitt that Jen has taken some pretty shitty roles in some pretty shitty movies but she has also shown great ability. I honestly thought she was amazing in the Good Girl and had great timing in the Break Up. What you have to remeber is that these two women are very different types of actors. AJ is primarily dramatic, and Jen is primarily comedy. When is the last time you have seen a comedy win an Academy Award? dramactic actors are often more well received because there performance is meant to ellicit all types of emotions and reactions, however the comedic actors are primarily supposed to get one response..laughter.
ethiopian_princess ethiopian_princess 10 years
val, great way to sum that up. actress vs. celeb
lickety-split lickety-split 10 years
angie is an actress and jen is a celebrity. i will go to angie's movies and i will watch jen on letterman. i will compare angies roles and i will hope jen finds a good man and has that baby she keeps saying she wants. i don't really want to read an interview about angie (i get my politics from politicians) of watch a movie with Jena in it (i'll watch movies with real actors). but i like them both and hope they are happy and continue to entertain me for a long time.
llg1113 llg1113 10 years
Are you SERIOUS?! She doesn't think about me at all? Did she tell you that after your last sleep over? P.S. i don't hate the woman but I certainly don't like the image she projects...and I won't apologize for speaking my mind however I am still really hurt that she doesn't think of me at night..maybe I'll have to send her another fruit basket
funkyfeet funkyfeet 10 years
llg1, well in order for Angie to admit she's not perfect she would first have to say she is perfect - and she has never said that. Actually, if you read and watch her interviews she's pretty self-deprecating. And I hope that you're just exaggerating about your hate for someone you have never met, who hasn't murdered anyone or molested a child. Because at the end of the day while you're spending time hating her, she hasn't thought about you at all.
llg1113 llg1113 10 years
If they were looking for a strong actress they should continue to search. So many of you people are so naive and fall for AJ PR stunts. She is not Mother Theresa and she is not going to save the world. What she is good at is diverting attention away from the real person she is and away from the mistakes she's made. THe good thing is that there are people out there benefiting from it, but if you think she isn't one of them you are sadly mistaken. I wouldn't hate on her half as much as I do now if she would admitt that she isn't perfect and that she made mistakes. I would support her for that.
caligirl1201 caligirl1201 10 years
There are always so many Angie haters. Angie is a better actress than JA and deserves the role, plus she looks more like Marianne Pearl. Marianne is a great mother and humanitarian and she has alot in common with Angelina and she has said she's very happy with the choice of Angelina Jolie to play her. JA has not been tbat good in any movies on the big screen and has mostly done comedies. This is a drama that needs a stronger actress
llg1113 llg1113 10 years
Think about the work Angelina has won award for. They were when she was "playing herself" aka typecast..Gia..she played a drug addicted lesbian...Girl Interuppted...a psycho. There is no denying that she is herself in those films. ANYONE could win an award for that. All you have to do is be fucked up in the head
jennifer76 jennifer76 10 years
Damn that worked yesterday. Oh well.
jennifer76 jennifer76 10 years
Um, take II.
jennifer76 jennifer76 10 years
Nothing to say, but HAD to get rid of the bold. Sorry.
Imabeliever Imabeliever 10 years
People may dis AJ acting, but she is the one with an Oscar, not JA. If JA was cast as Pearl's wife then I would have been screaming favoritism. The only way she could score a role like that would have been as the head of the production co or being married to someone involved in the project. If they cast AJ its more fortunate for Plan B that they are able to attach her to the project due to her acting ablilty. She would be doing them the favor. Whoever said that Eric Banda would make a great Daniel is on to something. He was amazing in Munich and has a similar look to Pearl. If I remember correctly how the man looked. Poor guy - that still makes my skin crawl.
My-Opinion My-Opinion 10 years
ooh the writing is all dark now..!!
My-Opinion My-Opinion 10 years
well we all know how tabloids work so......anything to get us to buy their mag., just ask tinytom, he sues all the time*
funkyfeet funkyfeet 10 years
Mar I too love your comments. Again, people want to make this into some kind of war when its really the furthest thing from it. Here's more proof that neither Brad nor Jen planned on starring in this movie. This is an interview from IFQ magazine from 2004. IFQ: Jennifer Anniston and you are producing a movie about Daniel Pearl. Will you act in it, as well? BP: Yes, we're developing Mariane Pearl's book A Mighty Heart. We won't be in it; we're just developing it as a script. It's a story that I'm very much drawn to.
llg1113 llg1113 10 years
Honestly, I think Brad Pitt has hit a new low. i wont watch another movie associated with him. Angelina to me is so stupid that it is hard to blame her. Drugs kill brain cells and i can't hold her accountable for her lapse in judgement. (however, I will continue to critisize and berate her). What it comes down to is that Brad Pitt is a heartless bastard who thinks with every body part except for the one that make legitamate judgements.
AdventureGirl AdventureGirl 10 years
Ethiopian-P and Mar, I am loving your comments and I am with you 100% here.
heavenlydivine21 heavenlydivine21 10 years
Oh Mar thank goodness for you!! love your comments! I'll add that the movie isn't even in production so AJ/Brad aren't out working just yet! I think Brad should play Danny Pearl you know that there will definitely be chemistry there playing a husband and wife!
mar mar 10 years
Actually, I think this a great production idea, and I could not think of 2 people more suite to be involved. Another thing, Angie and Brad's income allows them to help others, so that is probably a factor in why she is going back to work so soon. For gods sake, we are talking about a woman that has been carrying the same LV purse for 3 years now! LOL
caligirl1201 caligirl1201 10 years
Thanks mar, you summed up why I thought it was good for her to play Marianne Pearl. Also if Marianne is happy about the choice then why are others complaining. Angie is an Oscar winning actress who can surely pull this off.
mar mar 10 years
secondly, it was Brad that became freinds with Mariane, remember he took her to the U2 concert and everyone was freaking out, and he confirmed they are very tight. This project is Brads, and it has meaning to it, it is inportant to him , and who better to play the role then someone that is totally up to par on what is going on the world right now. Love them or hate them, they are well respected in the thespian group that includes people that are changing the world, like Bono, Anderson, Bill Gates, Goerge Clooney and his father, these are highly influentual people that are helping change the worlda nd open up people's eyes to what is really going on. Im not saying they are role models for relationships or whatever the "standards " are of being liked by whoever, but their soul focus in life is not typical of the Hollywood, looks , and material obsessed world. They actually give a sh*t about something
mar mar 10 years
It is a shame that Pop did not put the full article, it confirms that Jen was not attached to the role and that Marriana is DELIGHTED that its Angie that is playing her. If Jen got the gazillion dollar house, and Brad got Plan B, I do not see how anyone feels Jen got dissed. She has no part of the comapany anymore, and personally, I dont even think she would want to work on this with Brad. Come on, people are just looking for any reason to hate on Brad at this point. I completely agree with Ethiopian Princess, there is no smoke here, so no fire! Get over the breakup of the "golden couple" already, please, they did it, so can you!
daisymae051479 daisymae051479 10 years
I just think it all sounds very awkward...
bluejeanie bluejeanie 10 years
the only movie that AJ was in that i actually liked was girl interrupted. tomb that was oscar quality. lol
pinkangelmonkey pinkangelmonkey 10 years
i think this will be a good movie, well im hoping it will be. the story is heart wrenching and i hope that the acting is what is looked at here as well as the story. i think the role will go to who will be better for it. atleast out of the two. i doubt it was meant as a slap in the face. i like ja in the good girl, but who knows if she could pull off this role. who knows if aj could. all i know is that i am hoping it gets recognized for what it is and not who is involved. a piece like this needs attention for the right reasons not anything else. ep i couldnt have said anything better than you so good posts!
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