Jolie will direct and co-star with Pitt…

Angelina Jolie’s next directorial effort is to be ‘By The Sea,’ an “intimate, character-driven drama” which Jolie penned and plans to star in alongside Brad Pitt.

The film will mark the first time Jolie and Pitt have appeared onscreen together since 2005′s ‘Mr. and Mrs. Smith.’

In an official statement, Jolie commented: “I am very happy to continue my relationship with Donna [Langley] and the entire Universal team as I finish Unbroken and begin work on By The Sea. They have created a very special place for storytellers, and I look forward to the continued passion and support they have provided to me as a filmmaker.”

Jolie is currently in post-production on ‘Unbroken,’ her epic drama based on the true story of Olympian and war hero Louis Zamperini and adapted from author Laura Hillenbrand’s bestseller. ‘Unbroken’ opens in Irish cinemas December 26th 2014