SABC News scraps Afrikaans TV news bulletin as well as additional TV news bulletins in other African languages

Liam Payne has revealed that he thinks Zayn Malik leaving One Direction after 5 years is strange

Angelina Jolie to join The Counsellor

2012-04-11 22:02
 
Angelina Jolie
Los Angeles - Angelina Jolie is in talks to appear in The Counsellor.

The Salt actress has reportedly begun negotiations for a role in the forthcoming Ridley Scott movie, though insiders insist it is for a "small" part rather than as a leading lady.

Shame actor Michael Fassbender is already confirmed to star in the film, which has been penned by Cormac McCarthy - the award-winning author who wrote The Road and No Country for Old Men - and follows a lawyer who decides to get "a little bit" involved in the drug business, only to discover there is no way to just do that.

Director Ridley described the film recently, saying: "[It's a story of how] you shouldn't play with the devil, don't step across the line, don't think you can do it and get away with it. You can't."

Studio 20th Century Fox - who most recently worked with the director on Prometheus - have approached the helmsman about distributing and possibly co-financing the film.

Angelina's next project, Maleficent, will shoot in late June or early July, ahead of a release in March 2014, meaning she would have the time to work on a small role in The Counsellor, which is slated to shoot in June.

- BangShowBiz

NEXT ON CHANNEL24X

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
 

Recent News

Divisive and flawed it may be, but Top Five is unquestionably a major turning point for Chris Rock and a clearly personal and passionate piece of work. Read More »
Add your review

This predictable done to death horror movie will not have you hiding behind your hands too scared to look at the screen. Read More »
Add your review

inside channel 24

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.