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'Brangelina' may be heading to Australia for 20,000 Leagues remake: Report

Published on Feb 16, 2013 11:40 AM
 
Actress and director Angelina Jolie and actor Brad Pitt pose on the red carpet prior to the premiere of her film In The Land Of Blood And Honey (Au pays du sang et du miel) on Feb 16, 2012, in Paris. The power couple may be heading to Australia if the government is successful in bringing 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea: Captain Nemo Down Under, it emerged on Friday. -- PHOTO: AFP

SYDNEY (AFP) - Hollywood superstars Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie may be heading to Australia if the government is successful in bringing 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea: Captain Nemo Down Under, it emerged on Friday.

Pitt, one half of the power couple dubbed "Brangelina", is being sought for the lead role of Ned Land and Sydney's Daily Telegraph said industry sources indicated he would bring his family with him to shoot in Australia.

Arts Minister Simon Crean said he was meeting with Disney executives on Friday to attempt to secure the blockbuster, which would reportedly be the biggest production ever made in Australia.

"We've still got to seal the deal," Mr Crean told commercial radio before the meeting. "The deal is not yet done, but it'd be fantastic if we can lock it in."

 
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