While in the U.K. to start production on the Disney movie Maleficent, newly-engaged Angelina Jolie, 36, spent Monday on a different film set with three of her six children: Maddox, 10, Pax, 8 and Zahara, 7.
A source tells Us Weekly Russell Crowe, 48, personally invited the mom-of-six to check out filming of his latest project Les Misérables at Pinewood Studios and the actress decided to bring her kids along for the day.
Russell and Angelina caught up at the F Stage, where Les Mis is being shot,” the insider says, adding that Angie and the kids watched Russell onstage for almost an hour. “The kids were all fitted with [protective] ear defenders because it’s quite a loud sound stage. It was really exciting for the children to see the movie being shot.”
Pinewood Studios will be the home of Angie’s latest Disney flick, where the actress has started on some “light testing.”
The brunette beauty, who is newly-engaged to Brad Pitt, is “very excited about the film and in such a great mood,” the insider adds.
The Oscar-winner said her kids “are very happy” about her upcoming role as the fictional ‘mistress of all evil.’
It’s not anti-princess,” Angelina told Entertainment Weekly about the film. “But it’s the first time they’re looking at this epic woman. … I hope in the end you see a woman who is capable of being many things, and just because she protects herself and is aggressive, it doesn’t mean she can’t have other [warmer] qualities.”