Angelina Jolie's 'Maleficent' Casts Pax and Zahara Jolie-Pitt

The Hollywood Reporter

Disney's Maleficent has suddenly become a family affair.

Pax and Zahara Jolie-Pitt are joining sister Vivienne Jolie-Pitt in the Sleeping Beauty spin toplined by mother Angelina Jolie.

An insider confirmed the casting news that was first reported by Us Weekly

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The project marks the first onscreen roles for Pax, 8, and Zahara, 7, as well as for 4-year-old Vivienne. The three tabloid fixtures, the offspring of Jolie and Brad Pitt, follow in the footsteps of sibling Shiloh Jolie-Pitt, who appeared as a baby in David Fincher's The Curious Case of Benjamin Button alongside her father.

Pax and Zahara's roles in Maleficent will be non-speaking.

Vivienne, joined the cast, which also includes Elle Fanning, months ago as a toddler version of Fanning's Princess Aurora. That role is a speaking role.

The Robert Stromberg-helmed film, which is currently shooting, will bow March 14, 2014.

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