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Angelina Jolie Leans on 'Unbroken' Hero Louis Zamperini!

Angelina Jolie Leans on 'Unbroken' Hero Louis Zamperini!

Check out Angelina Jolie leaning on Olympic runner and World War II prisoner of war Louis Zamperini after signing on to direct her upcoming film Unbroken!

“Like all readers of Laura [Hillenbrand]‘s book and all people who love and admire Louis, I am a fan,” the 38-year-old actress shared. “It will be hard to make a film worthy of this great man. I am deeply honored to have the chance.”

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Louis added, “Angelina is a human dynamo, and I know she will tell this story in the right way.”

FYI: Louis was a bombardier, who survived 47 days on a lifeboat after a plane crash, but was taken prisoner by the Japanese.

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