Jolie hopes Bosnia War movie speaks to her generation

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Angelina Jolie didn't plan on directing a movie. But the more she learned about the 1990s Bosnia war, the more she felt responsible for bringing it home to her generation. Jolie threw her energy into "In the Land of Blood and Honey", writing, co-producing and directing the … [Read more...]

Producers guild to honor Jolie’s directorial debut

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- The Producers Guild of America says it plans to honor Angelina Jolie's directorial debut "In the Land of Blood and Honey" with the 2012 Stanley Kramer Award. The film's producers, including Jolie, will be presented with the prize at the 23rd annual Producers Guild … [Read more...]

Angelina Jolie/Luc Besson project goes to Universal

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By Joshua L. Weinstein LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Universal Pictures has acquired 80 percent of all worldwide distribution rights for an untitled thriller starring Angelina Jolie, the studio announced Monday. Luc Besson, who wrote and directed "The Fifth Element," wrote the script and is … [Read more...]

Angelina Jolie sued over "Blood and Honey" plot

By Tim Kenneally LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Angelina Jolie's directorial debut is continuing to create headaches for her. The "Salt" actress is being sued by Croatian journalist and author James J. Braddock, who claims that the plot for the film was lifted from a 2007 article he … [Read more...]

Cast with Jen & Angelina? Stapler Lady Lorna Scott Knows Good Sets

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Character Actors are a staple of American cinema, but they are also a good barometer of the mood of a movie set. Lorna Scott knew she'd made an impression on screen when people started to drive by and yell "Staple Lady" after her star-making turn in WANTED as the red-headed boss who menaces James … [Read more...]

Movie fans get glimpse of Jolie’s "Blood and Honey"

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The promotional trailer for Angelina Jolie's film directoring debut, "In The Land of Blood and Honey," hit theatres Friday, giving a glimpse of the movie about love and violence in war-torn Bosnia. Juxtaposing romantic scenes with tense film footage of warfare, the film … [Read more...]

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