Angelina Jolie Says Child Casting Story Is False, Upsetting

Jolie says the account of her casting process for children for her film Khmer Rouge film “First They Killed My Father” described in a recent Vanity Fair profile is false and upsetting.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Angelina Jolie says accounts of her casting process for children to appear in her film "First They Killed My Father" are false and upsetting. An excerpt from a Vanity Fair profile of the director sparked backlash online earlier this week from people who criticized the methods as being cruel and exploitative. Adapted from Loung Ung's memoir, the biographical drama centers on her childhood under the brutal Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia.… Read at AP News

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