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Angelina Jolie and Vivienne Jolie-Pitt, center. Also pictured are Pax Thien, left, and Zahara.
Vivienne Jolie-Pitt, get ready for your close-up.
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's 4-year-old daughter has landed a role in her mom's upcoming live-action fairy tale, "Maleficent," E! News has learned.
Disney confirmed the news, announcing that Viv will play the child version of Elle Fanning's character Princess Aurora in the flick, a 3-D reworking of 1959's "Sleeping Beauty" that explores the origins of the Mouse House's iconic villain, Maleficent.
Jolie plays the titular sorceress who casts a spell on Aurora, so the probability that Angie and Vivienne will act in the same scene together is pretty high, if not a fate accompli, while the fantasy continues shooting in the U.K.
Regarding the casting, a source close to the 37-year-old Oscar winner told Britain's The Sun that "Ange thought it would be a fun experience for her and Viv to share, and Viv is a natural."
Perhaps it shouldn't be a surprise then if Viv's twin brother, Knox, clamors for a part as well, not to mention big sibs Shiloh, Pax, Zahara and Maddox.
Though Shiloh doesn't have much to complain about, as she had a cameo as Pitt's big-screen daughter in 2008's "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button."
Maleficent hits theaters on March 14, 2014.
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