Disney Casts Angelina Jolie-Brad Pitt Daughter As Young Princess


This is one of those examples of convenient casting. Four-year-old Vivienne Jolie-Pitt will appearing in the Disney 3D live action movie Malificent starring her mother Angelina Jolie as the sorceress from the fairy tale Sleeping Beauty. Vivienne, who is also Brad Pitt’s daughter, will portray Princess Aurora (Elle Fanning) as a child eventually cursed to sleep until awakened by a kiss from a handsome prince. Even though the role is minor, Vivienne is sure to pump up the publicity surrounding  the film in advance of its March 2014 release date. She has a twin brother Knox Leon who is not cast in the film as far as we know because shooting in the UK is still going on. Big sister Shiloh had a cameo as Pitt’s big-screen daughter in 2008′s The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button for Paramount.

Related stories

Cannes Podcast: Pete Hammond On ‘Lawless’, ‘Rust And Bone’ And More

‘Bullhead’ Helmer Michael R. Roskam To Helm ‘The Tiger’ For Focus Features

Comic-Con: Drew Goddard Scripts New Ending To Brad Pitt’s ‘World War Z’

Get more from Deadline.com: Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Newsletter