Angelina Jolie took her son Maddox on a playdate with hostage widow Mariane
Pearl's son, the woman she plays in her latest role.
Angelina admits she was nervous when Mariane, whose journalist husband
Daniel Pearl was murdered by Pakistani militants in 2002, sent her a note
suggesting they take their children out.
The actress - who depicts Mariane in 'A Mighty Heart', told Glamour
magazine: "I was really nervous, thinking, 'She's such an intelligent
European woman - what are we going to do together?' So we went to this
serious existential play, it seemed like the right thing and it was supposed
to be OK for kids."
| Angelina Jolie still pals with Mariane Pearl |
The 'Tomb Raider' star admits they left early when Maddox, five, and Pearl's
son Adam, four, got bored with the show.
Angelina revealed: "Adam and Mad got antsy, and finally halfway through, to
each other's relief, we were both like, 'Do you want to get out of here?'"
'A Mighty Heart' is based on Mariane's memoirs about the horrific terrorist
The film, due for release in September, is produced by Angelina's partner
Meanwhile, Angelina Jolie is putting her life in danger as she battles a deadly disease, reports Womens Day au.
It's been revealed the actress is suffering from hair loss, blinding headaches and uncontrollable shaking as her weight continues to plummet, and her two-year relationship with Brad Pitt breaks down
Since January, Angelina has dropped two dress sizes, and doctors are warning the star that any further weight loss could put her life at risk claims gossips.