Casting lead roles in Universal Pictures ‘Unbroken’ directed by Angelina Jolie

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Angelina Jolie will direct “Unbroken” for Universal Pictures and Walden Media.
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Universal Pictures and Walden Media are in the pre-production stages of the epic true-story feature film “Unbroken,” which is based on the novel “Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption” by Laura Hillenbrand. The novel has been on The New York Times bestseller list for over 108 straight weeks. This film has been in development with Universal for nearly 55 years, and Hillenbrand’s remarkable book brought the film project into reality. Casting is underway for the lead roles starting with the role of Louis Zamperini.

Disney casting starring roles for live-action feature film ‘Maleficent’

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Disney has officially cast Academy Award winner Angelina Jolie as Maleficent.
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Walt Disney Pictures and Roth Films are in pre-production on the live-action feature film “Maleficent”, which explores the origins of the evil fairy godmother and what led her to curse Princess Aurora in Disney’s animated classic “Sleeping Beauty“. The casting directors in Los Angeles and London are holding auditions for starring, co-starring, and supporting roles. Shooting will take place in Los Angeles and London beginning June 11, 2012 and will continue through November 4, 2012. “Maleficent” is set to hit theaters on March 14, 2014.

Columbia Pictures scores huge by signing Angelina Jolie to star as ‘Cleopatra’

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The amazingly talented beauty Angelina Jolie will play Cleopatra VII, Queen of Egypt
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Academy Award winning Scott Rudin and Columbia Pictures have cast one of the most talented and unquestionably beautiful actors in history to star in the upcoming feature film “Cleopatra”. Angelina Jolie – who has already won an Oscar, 23 additional acting award wins, and 56 acting award nominations – will be starring as the young Queen and last pharaoh of Ancient Egypt. Auditions for the film’s co-stars and supporting players will be an intensive undertaking.