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Angelina Jolie didn't want to direct

Angelina Jolie didn't want to direct

Jan 21 2013, 4:07am CST | by

Angelina Jolie never intended to be a movie director. The Oscar-winning actress - who raises six children with partner Brad Pitt - wrote and directed 'In The Land of Blood And Honey', a love story...

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Angelina Jolie didn't want to direct

Jan 21 2013, 4:07am CST | by

Angelina Jolie never intended to be a movie director.

The Oscar-winning actress - who raises six children with partner Brad Pitt - wrote and directed 'In The Land of Blood And Honey', a love story set during the Bosnian war and says the project stemmed from giving herself ''homework'' to learn more about the history.

She told Total Film magazine: ''I didn't set out to ever become a director or write a script. I was never intending to make a film. I often give myself homework on different things; it's good exercise to get your mind working.''

Angelina - who also works as a UN special envoy - then began writing the film to help raise awareness of the situation.

She added: ''I've been travelling for over 10 years to these conflict and post-conflict zones, and thinking about what happens to people when they live inside these situations, and how their humanity is just stripped apart.

''I spent so much of the time bringing people back - like they're in the refugee camp and returning them to the place where they faced war.

''So I wanted to have a meditation on what this is and how people who are neighbours can turn against each other.''

'In The Land Of Blood And Honey' will open in the UK in 2013.

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Angelina Jolie Signs Up to Direct Biopic 'Africa'

Sep 19 2014 6:17pm CDT | Source: ace showbiz

The story about paleo-archaeologist Richard Leakey's battle against elephant poachers is written by Oscar-win ...
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Angelina Jolie's next directing job is Richard Leakey drama 'Africa'

Sep 19 2014 4:55pm CDT | Source: la times

Angelina Jolie is doubling down on directing and continuing to pursue her overseas interests while doing so: The globe-trotting actress, humanitarian and filmmaker has signed on to helm "Africa," a sweeping drama about the famed paleoanthropol ...
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Angelina Jolie to Direct Elephant Poaching Pic ‘Africa’

Sep 19 2014 4:00pm CDT | Source: Slash Film

Angelina Jolie‘s directing career is heating up fast. It was just three years ago that she debuted her first filmmaking effort, In the Land of Blood and Honey, and her second, this December’s Unbroken, is already getting great buzz. She’s working on her third film By the Sea as we speak, and now she’s gone and booked her fourth. Skydance Production has just signed Jolie to helm Africa, scripted by Oscar winner Eric Roth (Forrest G ...
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Angelina Jolie to Direct Elephant Poaching Drama 'Africa' at Skydance

Sep 19 2014 3:45pm CDT | Source: First Showing

As we wait for Angelina Jolie's sophomore directing effort Unbroken to hit theaters this winter, the actress turned filmmaker is moving quickly from project-to-project. We just got some first look photos from her next directorial effort, By the Sea, which stars her husband Brad Pitt, and now Deadline reports she's been lined up to direct Africa, an elephant poaching drama set up at Skydance Productions. With a script from Eric Roth (Forrest Gump) the film follows paleo-archa ...
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17 hours ago

Angelina Jolie Is Set To Helm "Africa"

Sep 19 2014 3:08pm CDT | Source: dark horizons

Angelina Jolie has set up "Africa" at Skydance Productions as her next directorial project. The film deals with paleo-archaeologist Richard Leakey who set out to stop the African ivory poachers whose practices nearly put the noble elephant on a path to extinction. In a statement, Jolie says: "I've felt a deep connection to Africa and its culture for much of my life, and was tak ...
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19 hours ago

Angelina Jolie to direct Africa

Sep 19 2014 1:32pm CDT | Source: screen daily

The multi-hyphenate, expected to be an awards contender this season with the upcoming Unbroken, will direct Skydance Productions’ ep ...
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19 hours ago

Director Angelina Jolie to Bless the Rains In 'Africa'

Sep 19 2014 1:06pm CDT | Source: yahoo

Jolie has announced her next directing pro ...
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19 hours ago

Angelina Jolie to Next Direct Richard Leakey Biopic AFRICA; Roger Deakins Will Act as Cinematographer

Sep 19 2014 12:58pm CDT | Source: Collider

Angelina Jolie is showing no signs of slowing down as a filmmaker.  After making her debut with 2011’s In the Land of Blood and Honey, Jolie won the highly coveted director’s job of the World War II drama Unbroken.  She put together a top-notch team including screenwriters Joel and Ethan Coen and cinematographer Roger Deakins, and while that highly anticipated film is slated to hit theaters in December, Jolie is already hard at work on her next directorial effort, the small-scale d ...
Source: Collider   Full article at: Collider
 

 

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