Angelina Jolie spoke about her last movie project with her ex-husband Brad Pitt and the “heaviness” in their relationship.
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt tied the knot in 2014. They waited for almost a decade before they wed, but when they did, their relationship only lasted for two years. Before their split, they played a couple with a troubled marriage in the movie By the Sea.
Angelina Jolie spoke about the last movie project with Brad Pitt
Angelina Jolie spoke about her last movie project with Pitt. By the Sea was directed by Jolie and produced by the then couple.
The Maleficent star admitted that the problems in their relationship were apparent when they created the movie. She could tell it because she met Pitt when they filmed Mr. & Mrs. Smith back in 2004.
“We had met working together and we worked together well,” she told The Hollywood Reporter’s podcast Awards Chatter. “I wanted us to do some serious work together…I thought it would be a good way for us to communicate/ In some ways it was, and in some ways, we learned some things.”
Jolie also confessed that there was “heaviness” when they did the project. However, she also could not pinpoint why they were feeling that way at the time.
“But there was a heaviness probably during that situation that carried on and it wasn’t because of the film. It was something that we were dealing…things happen for different reasons, and things…why did I write that exact piece? Why did we feel that way when we made it? I’m not sure,” she added.
Despite what went through during the project, Jolie was happy that they did it together. For her, it helped them communicate.
“I’m glad we did that film because we did explore something together. Whatever it was maybe it didn’t solve certain things, but we did communicate something that needed to be communicated to each other,” Jolie continued.
Brad Pitt and Jolie’s first meeting
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie met on the set of Mr. & Mrs. Smith in 2004. He was still married to Jennifer Aniston at the time.
According to the Friends alum, she met Jolie once, and she told her that Pitt was excited to work with her. She hoped they would have a good time together.
They did. The two couldn’t stop giggling when they shoot scenes for the action-comedy movie.
Shortly after meeting Jolie, Brad Pitt became emotionally unavailable to Jennifer Aniston. However, he denied that they had an affair while he was still with Aniston.
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