Jennifer Aniston At Work Directing New Film: Is She Copying Angelina Jolie?

Thu, April 14, 2011 11:32am EDT by 36 Comments

When Jen arrived in her work gear to direct her new short film it reminded us of Angelina’s directorial debut look — is Jen trying to get Brad’s attention?

Jennifer Aniston‘s ex-husband Brad Pitt loves a take-charge girl — so is Jen taking a cue from the mother of his six children, Angelina Jolie? The 42-year-old actress hit her LA set on April 13 in a very dressed-down look — combat boots, a black long sleeve shirt and a puffer vest. She looked like a blonde version of Angelina!

Jen is directing one of  the five parts on the Lifetime film series Project Five about a woman battling cancer. Jen was all-business on the set, carrying her coffee mug in one hand and a walkie-talkie in the other. And we couldn’t help but think back to the pictures of Angelina in October when she wore a black puffer coat on the set of the upcoming untitled love story about the Bosnian war that she’s directing.

Jen and Brad divorced in 2005 after Brad fell in love with Angelina on the set of their film Mr. & Mrs. Smith.

Jen”s movie is a love story, too. But up til now, she’s been best known for her lighter roles in romantic comedies like Along Came Polly while Angelina takes on more action-packed leads in movies like Tomb Raider or Girl, Interrupted.

But Jen’s next acting/producing role comes in The Goree Girls, based on the true story of eight women who were imprisoned at Texas’ Goree State Farm penitentiary in the 1940s.

Is Jen ditching her laid-back ways to get Brad’s attention?

— Chloe Melas

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