Angelina Jolie ready to turn director again

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    Angelina Jolie takes her humanitarian interests behind the camera, as she turns director with the film, In The Land of Blood And Honey.

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    Actress Angelina Jolie poses for a portrait to promote her directorial debut of the film In the Land of Blood and Honey in New York. ...

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    Actress Angelina Jolie poses for a portrait to promote her directorial debut of the film In the Land of Blood and Honey in New York.  ...

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    In this file image released by Film District, Goran Kostic, left, and Rade Serbedzija are shown in a scene from In the Land of Blood ...

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    In this image released by Film District, writer-director Angelina Jolie, left, speaks with the director of photography Dean Semler, center, during the filming of In ...

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    In this file image released by Film District, Zana Marjanovic, left, and Boris Ler are shown in a scene from In the Land of Blood ...

If direction as a craft isn't new to Jolie it isn't too old also. In December 2011 the actor was gearing up to release her directorial debut - In the Land of Blood and Honey. Now she is gearing up to go behind the camera once again for Unbroken.

Deadline.com was the first to report this piece of welcome news.

Unbroken is based on the book of the same name by author Laura Hillenbrand. The film tells the true story of Louis Zamperini, an Olympian-turned-World War II pilot, who was shot down over the Pacific Ocean, survived at sea for two months and was then captured and placed in prisoner of war camps by the Japanese.

“I read Laura Hillenbrand’s brilliant book, and I was so moved by Louie Zamperini’s heroic story, I immediately began to fight for the opportunity to make this film...Louie is a true hero and a man of immense humanity, faith and courage. I am deeply honored to have the chance to tell his inspiring story," Huff Post quotes Jolie from the statement to the press.



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