Angelina Jolie Agreed To Do Eternals Movie Because of Her Children
The popular actress Angelina Jolie is all set to make her Marvel movies debut with The Eternals. The 44-year old star has landed herself on the lead role as Sersi. But the decision to join the superhero film wasn’t hers alone.
Instead, she claims that it was highly influenced by her six children. Following the much public and controversial split with Brad Pitt, Angelina is currently living with her six children although the actor was granted joint custody too.
Angelina Jolie Explains How Joining Marvel Movie ‘The Eternals’ Was Her Children’s Wish
After the news of Angelina being in The Eternals which is in its pre-production stage broke out, a source close to the actress shared that the decision to join the upcoming Marvel movie wasn’t hers alone. In fact, it was high influenced by her six children namely Maddox, 17, Pax, 15, Zahara, 14, Shiloh, 13, and 10-year-old twins Knox and Vivienne. Since all the kids love comic books a bit too much, it remains something that they bond over.
Recently, the actress has been working a lot considering her other film Those Who Wish Me Dead is also filming. But she does not want anything to come in between her children. So, she believes that her role in a Marvel movie will be something that can include her kids, and act as a bridge between her personal and professional life.
The source also shared that working hard is suiting Angelina Jolie well. In fact, it has greatly improved her state of mind helping her get over Brad Pitt. They claimed that,
The film is already in pre-production so she’s expecting to start shooting soon, right now the start date is set for September. She’s working a whole lot again and it seems to be doing her good. She’s busy but very happy. Her days of missing Brad Pitt seem to finally be over. Getting back to work has helped so much, it’s made a huge difference for her state of mind.
The Eternals which will mark Angelina’s Marvel debut still does not have a release date.