Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt began dating in 1998, and they later tied the knot after dating for two years. Fans thought that the couple’s marriage was definitely over when the actress filed for divorce in 2005. At the time, there was a lot of buzz and controversy surrounding rumors that Brad Pitt was having an affair with Angelina Jolie. His Mr. & Mrs. Smith co-star. After Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston divorced, Angelina Jolie revealed in 2006 that she was expecting the megastar’s child. Brangelina split up in 2016 after getting married in 2014, and their divorce was finally finalized in 2019.
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s Mr. and Mrs. Smith
Whether it was awkward for him to film the aforementioned Mr. and Mrs. Smith hot scene, as it would have been for Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. The director, Doug Liman, also mentioned: “They were pretty comfortable with it. I mean, I think Brad and I were more uncomfortable, ’cause she (Angelina) is such a force to be reckoned with. Occasionally she’d make a comment and both of us would be like, Whoa!”
Doug Liman also admitted in the same interview that he was concerned about Brad Pitt’s then-wife Jennifer Aniston’s reaction to Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt’s chemistry. The producer of Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Dave Matalon, was also brought up in their conversation, according to him.
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The chemistry was concerning for the director
While collaborating on the 2005 movie Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Brad Pitt, and Angelina Jolie fell in love. Although it is a well-known truth, the actress surprised both the movie’s director, Doug Liman, and her then-soon-to-be lover.
The director of Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Doug Liman, discussed Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, the movie’s leading pair, their chemistry, and more in an interview with Entertainment Weekly in 2005. The director confessed that there were a few times on production when the actress managed to surprise both Brad Pitt and him. Doug Liman, who comes from “a relatively uptight family” said that it was uncomfortable for him to film the hot sequences.
Doug Liman went on to give an example of how Angelina stunned him while elaborating on the same. The filmmaker claimed that the actress felt least ashamed when she was “shocking s*xually” and enjoyed it. “suggested [she should perform] the most graphic, crazy s*x act I could imagine [for the love scene]. Just to try to shock her. Like, 10 steps beyond anything I’d consider doing in my own life. She starts furrowing her eyebrows and I’m like, ‘Oh, never heard of that one? Guess Bunny’s not that sheltered!’ And she’s like, ‘No, actually, I’m just trying to figure out whether I’ve done that one.’”
Upcoming projects of the ex-couple
Director, Oscar-winning performer, and special ambassador for the UN refugee agency Angelina Jolie and producer and distributor Fremantle have agreed to a three-year international filmmaking deal. She has been given the freedom to make a “sophisticated, powerful, and internationally focused slate of feature films, documentaries, and original series in which she will produce, direct, and/or star – based on each individual project.”
The first project covered under the agreement is “Without Blood” which Angelina Jolie will produce and direct in May in Italy. Alessandro Baricco’s best-selling novel served as the basis for Jolie’s adaptation of the script.
As for Brad Pitt, we’ll be following the story of five assassins in this movie, which is based on the 2010 novel Maria Beetle, as they discover that each of their jobs is actually connected in some way while riding a Japanese bullet train. Along with a stellar cast, Brad Pitt will star in this movie. Joey King, who starred in The Kissing Booth, will co-star with him in Bullet Train, according to Deadline, broadening the range of genres she may work in.