Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt’s ‘By the Sea’ Gets November Release Date

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Universal Pictures has set Angelina Jolie’s “By the Sea,” in which she co-stars with husband Brad Pitt, for an awards-season launch on Nov. 13 in the U.S.

International releases will be built around the date. “By the Sea” marks the first time Jolie and Pitt have been in a film together since “Mr. and Mrs. Smith” a decade ago.

Jolie directed “By the Sea” from her own script. The film also stars Mélanie Laurent, Niels Arestrup, Melvil Poupaud and Richard Bohringer. Pitt portrays an American writer who arrives with his wife (Jolie) in a tranquil and picturesque seaside resort in 1970s France with their marriage in apparent crisis. Laurent and Poupand portray newlyweds.

The studio said “By the Sea” is inspired by European cinema and theater of the ’60s and ’70s. Jolie and Pitt are the producers; Chris Brigham, Holly Goline (“Unbroken”) and Michael Vieira (“Unbroken”) are exec producing.

“This is a story about a relationship derailed by loss, the tenacity of love, and the path to recovery and acceptance,” said Jolie.  “It has been a privilege to explore these universal human experiences with such a generous and talented cast and crew.”

It’s the third directing gig for Jolie following “In the Land of Blood and Honey” and “Unbroken.”

“By the Sea” will open against Warner Bros.’ mining rescue drama “The 33,” Open Road’s Bill Murray comedy “Rock the Kasbah” and Paramount’s horror vehicle “Rings.”

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  1. cassieP says:

    darn she’s hott.

  2. PKeitt says:

    Sounds like a remake of “two for the road”, but much more pathos.

  3. Afro_Yakuza says:

    MAANN get the f#%k outta here Angelina jolie Pitt and Brad Pitt are in another movie together and there not reprising there Mr & Mrs. Smith Roles I can’t Wait 2 NOT see this movie.

  4. Adam says:

    Good grief they are already Oscar hyping a film months before anyone sees it. They did that to Unbroken and we know how that turned out! Why don’t other films by seasoned directors get this hype? Good grief she wrote, directed, produce, and stars! Can you get more self-indulgent? This is only her third film and the first two were kind of bad so why act like there is any kind of Martin Scorsese hope here?!

  5. They should have used the new picture released with the announcement. The picture of Angelina Jolie Pitt snuggling against her husband, real and in the film, is so gorgeous.

    • David says:

      This flop looks like a Lifetime movie with endless close up done of Jolie by Jolie. She thinks she is the sexiest thing to ever walk the ear but she’s not and her personality stinks. Her pretend humanitarian persona is only an act to have her picture taken. Expect her to announce a donation when this movie comes out, for a tax write off. Brad is down there ripping off the people in New Orleans selling mobile homes and charging $150,000 to $200,000 set on the owner’s land. Then he gets donations from fundraisers and doesn’t give back. The houses are also rotting from bad materials. Shame on him.

  6. Marley says:

    Angelina is now officially Angelina Jolie Pitt, her official name was clearly given in the studio press release. But for some reason you ignored that fact. Guess you don’t like truth. Looking forward to seeing this film as I greatly enjoyed Unbroken.

  7. Jeanette Mary says:

    I cannot wait for this piece . The style sounds unique and lovely. This sounds like a page out of recent events in my life… What my husband and I experienced

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