Angelina Jolie is ‘in talks’ to play ex-wife of Christoph Waltz’s ill pianist in Every Note Played

Angelina Jolie is ‘in talks’ to play the caring ex-wife of Christoph Waltz’s ill pianist in the drama Every Note Played based on Lisa Genova’s novel

Angelina Jolie is looking to star in a new movie.

The Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil actress is in talks to work with 64-year-old Christoph Waltz on the drama Every Note Played, according to a Friday report from Deadline.  

The 45-year-old actress was last in The One and Only Ivan for which she voiced the character of Stella and also served as producer.

Back: The Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil actress is in talks to work with 64-year-old Christoph Waltz on the drama Every Note Played; seen in 2019

Good pair: Angelina Jolie is looking to star in a new movie. The Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil actress is in talks to work with 64-year-old Christoph Waltz on the drama Every Note Played, according to a Friday report from Deadline

A fine work of literature: Every Note Played is based Lisa Genova’s last novel. According to the site, Every Note Played 'follows a world-renowned concert pianist and composer on the verge of creating his magnum opus'

A fine work of literature: Every Note Played is based Lisa Genova’s last novel. According to the site, Every Note Played ‘follows a world-renowned concert pianist and composer on the verge of creating his magnum opus’

Every Note Played is based Lisa Genova’s last novel; she is best known for her work Still Alice, which was turned into a 2014 movie starring Julianne Moore.

The book Every Note Played follows a world-renowned concert pianist and composer Richard Evans on the verge of creating his magnum opus.

When he receives a life-changing diagnosis – ALS – his estranged ex-wife Karina, a jazz pianist, cares for him in her own home, even though she still has bitter feelings over their divorce.

He is forced to balance reconciling his failed relationships with redefining his pursuit of greatness.

A meaty role: When he receives a life-changing diagnosis, 'his estranged ex-wife takes up the cross of caring for him, and he is forced to balance reconciling his failed relationships with redefining his pursuit of greatness.' Seen in 2018

A meaty role: When he receives a life-changing diagnosis, ‘his estranged ex-wife takes up the cross of caring for him, and he is forced to balance reconciling his failed relationships with redefining his pursuit of greatness.’ Seen in 2018

Michael Sucsy will direct the film, the site reported, and STXfilms has the world rights to the project. 

Waltz is friends with her estranged husband Brad Pitt with whom he starred in the 2009 Quentin Tarantino movie Inglourious Basterds. 

In Basters, Pitt played Lt. Aldo Raine and Watz starred as Col. Hans Landa. Also in the film were Melanie Laurent, Eli Roth and Diane Kruger. 

Jolie and Pitt have gone to court to settle the child custody arrangement for five of their six kids after splitting in 2016. They first became a couple in 2005 and wed in 2014.

A past: Waltz is friends with her estranged husband Brad Pitt with whom he starred in the 2009 Quentin Tarantino movie Inglourious Basterds

The cast: In Basters, Pitt played Lt. Aldo Raine and Watz starred as Col. Hans Landa. Also in the film were Melanie Laurent, Eli Roth and Diane Kruger

A past: Waltz is friends with her estranged husband Brad Pitt with whom he starred in the 2009 Quentin Tarantino movie Inglourious Basterds. Pitt played Lt. Aldo Raine and Watz starred as Col. Hans Landa. Also in the film were Melanie Laurent, Eli Roth and Diane Kruger

They are tight: Pitt and Waltz are seen shoulder to shoulder in Berlin in 2009

They are tight: Pitt and Waltz are seen shoulder to shoulder in Berlin in 2009

Together they co-parent minors Pax, 16, Zahara, 15, Shiloh, 14, and twins Knox and Vivienne, 12.

Eldest son Maddox is over 18-years-old and can decide who to live with. Jolie has said he is staying at her Los Feliz home in California as he home schools away from his university in South Korea. 

Jolie has two new films coming out. One is The Eternals with Salma Hayek in which she plays Thena; the movie is in post production. And she also plays Hannah Faber in the film Those Who Wish Me Dead; that project is also in post production.

Waltz will play Blofeld in the next James Bond movie, No Time To Die.

Bad blood? Jolie and Pitt have gone to court to settle the child custody arrangement for five of their six kids after splitting in 2016. They first became a couple in 2005 and wed in 2014. Seen in 2015

Bad blood? Jolie and Pitt have gone to court to settle the child custody arrangement for five of their six kids after splitting in 2016. They first became a couple in 2005 and wed in 2014. Seen in 2015 

Kids in the middle: Together they co-parent minors Pax, 16, Zahara, 15, Shiloh, 14, and twins Knox and Vivienne, 12. Eldest son Maddox is over 18-years-old and can decide who to live with. Seen in 2019

Kids in the middle: Together they co-parent minors Pax, 16, Zahara, 15, Shiloh, 14, and twins Knox and Vivienne, 12. Eldest son Maddox is over 18-years-old and can decide who to live with. Seen in 2019 

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