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Jack O'Connell: Angelina Jolie's 'Unbroken' Star!

Jack O'Connell: Angelina Jolie's 'Unbroken' Star!

Jack O’Connell has just landed the leading role in Angelina Jolie‘s upcoming Universal project Unbroken!

The 22-year-old British actor, who is best known for his work on Skins, will portray the role of real-life World War II hero Lou Zamperini, according to THR.

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The film just also was assigned a release date of Christmas day, 2014. We can’t wait to check it out!

WHAT DO YOU THINK of Jack O’Connell taking on the leading role in Unbroken???

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169 Responses to “Jack O'Connell: Angelina Jolie's 'Unbroken' Star!”

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  1. 1
    gennline Says:

    Wow! Angie’s has all her ducks in a row. Everything is coming together so
    well for her.Rock on Angie.

  2. 2
    busted Says:

    So things are really taking off. Angie has selected her lead in her film. So great. This is going to be great. She is working with some great people. So excited for her. We need more women behind the camera. And Congrats to Jack O’Connell for getting the part.

  3. 3
    Dawne Says:

    Didn’t Tamshiit just post on the other thread that Angie didn’t have a budget or a commitment from Universal………..effing troll is wracking up more losses than her idol.


  4. 4
    gennline Says:

    Everything is coming together so well for Angie. Rock on Angie.

  5. 5
    Jen Says:

    Jack was amazing in Skins and Eden Lake so great choice Angelina.

  6. 6
    Dawne Says:

    Angie rules again……….trolls are so worried about her unemployment……….LMAO. Go check out the new thread on Ticky p*imping Dumbwater while Angie is directing a big studio picture………suck on that trolls…………..teeeheeee

  7. 7
    sweetness Says:

    whoever he is his life has just changed as an actor. all eyes will be upon him….congrats !

  8. 8
    MYO Says:

    ange putting all the peaces together happy for her. You go girl.

  9. 9
    valis202 Says:

    Well done Angie. Can’t wait to see this film I think that it is going to be amazing especially in regards to the talent involved.

    BTW Jennifer Aniston’s great contribution to the news agenda today. Another commercial for dumbwater. And people still wonder why Brad left her and then subsequently chased after Angie.

  10. 10
    Rose Says:

    What did Brad say about Angie, “she’s a force to be reckoned with”. Fans we are so proud of our girl Angie, she is so organized and talented. I hear a scream coming from the trolls right now. Oh boy, this thread will be humming tonight!! Someone will have to talk down the trolls from jumping off the ledge tonight, whaa, whaa, whaa, trolls crying for their mommy, lol!

  11. 11
    lk Says:

    proud of ya angie, looking forward to see this xx

  12. 12
    valis202 Says:


    So predictable. Couldn’t you come up with anything more original.

    Troll it must hurt seeing somebody who you hate so much souring high while you beloved Jen is stuck in mediocrity hell.

    Supporting roles in crappy films, flogging bottled water and second rate cosmetics. What a loser, just like the people who call themselves her fans.

  13. 13
    valis202 Says:

    LOL. Oops

    souring = soaring

  14. 14
    A True Brad and Angie Fan Says:

    I’m really proud of Angie of how she is handling her upcoming directorial film. Great things have come in place for Angie, Brad, the family and everyone involved in the film, I can’t wait to the film. This film has award winning all over it, trust me:)

    Go Angie:)

  15. 15
    Maya Says:

    wow great news – Coen brothers, Deakins and Jolie and now this very talented man will play the lead. If this movie doesnt wipe out the Oscars 2015 I will eat a hat.

    Another good news: WWZ earned $2,524,267 on Tuesday and had a rise of 12.1% from the day before. The total domestic so far is $163,765,088 after 19 days. Well done WWZ team…

  16. 16
    lucia Says:

    OOH MY GOD!!!, I loove this!!.Jack is a great actor!!!!. He deserves it!!.

  17. 17
    Linda Says:

    Excellent choice.

  18. 18
    Dc Says:

    Way to go Angelina, well done, it’s all coming together <3. This actor Jack is lucky.

  19. 19
    Just sayin Says:

    2013 belongs to Brad, WWZ, The Counselor, TYAS, and Kick Ass2. 2014 belongs to Angelina, Maleficent and Unbroken.

  20. 20
    mom Says:


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    test1 Says:


  22. 22
    Saffron Says:

    I’m not familiar with Jack O’Connell but I’d say he hit the jackpot. Good for him…his past work must be impressive. I hope he kicks butt as Zamperini.

  23. 23
    fyi Says:

    World War Z
    Domestic: $163,765,088 44.1%
    + Foreign: $207,400,000 55.9%
    = Worldwide: $371,165,088

  24. 24
    just sayin Says:

    The release date shows the studio is aiming at awards season.

  25. 25
    anustin Says:

    whoa!!!! love him in skins.keep on rollin’ ,anjie.poppa pitt is very proud of u.

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