Angelina Jolie and paramour Brad Pitt hit the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival for the premiere of their latest joint effort, "A Mighty Heart," which focuses on Mariane Pearl, played by Jolie, as she weathers the abduction and murder of her husband, American journalist Daniel Pearl, in 2002.
Angelina Jolie will star as the wife of slain Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl in an adaptation of her book "A Mighty Heart." Jolie's husband Brad Pitt will produce the film, and Michael Winterbottom (whose "The Road to Guantanamo" is in theaters now) will direct.
According to some reports, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie had veto power over the journalists admitted to Namibia. "What gives two Hollywood actors the right to shut down an African nation so that they can have a special experience?" Curious?
OK, we give up: With news of The Birth pushing all other news off the international agenda, here's a satirical guide from Slate that helps parents express why they love the Brangelina baby more than their own children.