The "Mighty Hearted" Angelina Jolie


Angelina Jolie


Angelina Jolie will play widow of slain journalist in "A Mighty Heart".

Angelina Jolie is getting back into the industry, signing her second film deal since giving birth to daughter Shiloh. The newly mom will play Mariane Pearl, the widow of slain Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl, in a movie produced by Brad Pitt's Plan B production company.

The flick, tentatively titled "A Mighty Heart", is an adaptation of Mariane's best-selling nonfiction book, "A Mighty Heart: The Brave Life and Death of My Husband Daniel Pearl." "The film will focus on the deep collaboration between people around the world in search of Daniel in 2002," Pitt told People. "We hope the film can increase an understanding between people of all faiths and portray the story and the people involved as honestly as possible without anger or judgment."

As of the book, it chronicles Mariane's 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. Just for you to know, Mariane, a French journalist, was pregnant when her husband was kidnapped and gave birth to their son Adam in May of that year.

English filmmaker Michael Winterbottom will direct, while Pitt and Dede Gardner of Plan B, Andrew Eaton and Revolution Films will produce. The film will start shooting in the fall.

© AceShowbiz.com


More A Mighty Heart News

MORE FROM NEWS

Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

   

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Kylie Jenner Goes Makeup Free During a Day Out With Tyga
  2. Report: Michael Strahan Begging to Return to 'Live! with Kelly' After Feud With 'GMA' Co-Host
  3. Pregnant Again? Blac Chyna Sports Suspicious Bump While Stepping Out With Another Man
  4. Beyonce's Ex Manager Reveals How the Singer Is Trying to Save Her Marriage to Jay-Z
  5. Madonna's Malawi Twins' Father Says He Didn't Realize the Adoption Was Permanent
  6. Stella Maxwell Shows Off Her Pert Derriere in Cheeky Hotpants
  7. Angelina Jolie Finally Breaks Silence on Brad Pitt Split: We Will Always Be a Family
  8. Portia de Rossi 'Livid' Over Ellen DeGeneres Putting Their House on Sale
  9. Report: Blac Chyna Is Trying to Steal Kanye West From Kim Kardashian
  10. Kourtney Kardashian Hugs Mystery Man as Scott Disick Remains MIA

CELEBS PHOTO