Friday, March 13, 2009
Los Angeles - Angelina Jolie is reportedly pregnant.
The Changeling star has sparked rumours she is expecting another child with partner Brad Pitt after she asked for daring stunt scenes in her forthcoming movie Salt to be cut back.
"There is still some exciting action stuff - most notably when Angelina's character is chased by snipers over the rooftops," a source said.
"But there's no back-flips on speeding trains and it's all more face close-ups than action sequences.
"Early versions of Salt could not be shot with a woman in the early stages of pregnancy, but the draft they're shooting now can."
Refused a stunt double
Fuelling the baby rumours is the fact Angelina - who already has six children with Brad, including three adopted kids - usually does her own stunts.
In Wanted, Tomb Raider and Mr and Mrs Smith she refused to use a stunt double for the more extreme action sequences.
"It doesn't look as real. I think the best stunts are when an audience watches it and can understand everything that's going on and feel like they're in the middle of the action. I love practicing stunts to get them right," said the 33-year-old actor.
Angelina's role in Salt has already been dramatically altered since the first scripts were written.
Her part as Eveline Salt - a CIA agent who must evade capture after being framed as a Russian spy - was originally set to be played by Tom Cruise, but the role was changed to suit a woman when the Valkyrie star pulled out