Star Scoop: Angelina Jolie Brings On Kids for ‘Maleficent,’ Johnny Depp’s Next Movie Role, Taylor Swift to Sell 1 MIL with ‘Red’

By  October 24, 2012

Angelina Jolie is taking the “bring your children to work” philosophy to the next level. It was originally reported that youngest daughter, Vivienne, would have a part in Jolie’s latest flick, Maleficent, as a young Princess Aurora. She’s now being joined by big sis Zahara and their brother Pax, who’ll have walk-on roles in the Disney film. Maleficent will be in theaters March 2014. [Marie Claire UK]

The results are in, and Taylor Swift‘s Red seems to be winning over critics, and of course, her fans. So much so that her fourth album is projected to sell more than one million copies in its first week. Since Monday, Red has sold more than 500,000 units, putting it on track to make Swift the first female to break the million mark in first week sales, twice! [Huffington Post]

Stacy Keibler launched the Valspar Love Your Color Guarantee Project in New York City today, the company’s latest philanthropic effort to benefit Habitat for Humanity. The interactive program is donating $1 up to $50,000 for every house that participants virtually paint through its Facebook page from now until November 7. Join in on the cause here. [Valspar]

It was nice to hear Lady Gaga‘s boyfriend Taylor Kinney give us a little insight to his relationship with Mother Monster this morning. The Chicago Fire star hit the TODAY show where he admitted to being “a lucky guy” to have swept Gaga off her feet, and revealed the secret to being able to visit one another while working: Gaga’s got a spaceship. [TODAY]

Where, oh where has Johnny Depp gone? Apparently, off to star in Transcendence, a sci-fi thriller from Wally Pfister and producer Christopher Nolan. Negotiations are going on now for Depp to officially take on the role, but Pfister said he was “thrilled and… very fortunate” to have Depp consider the project. The film marks Pfister‘s directorial debut, fresh off of his cinematography work for Dark Knight Rises. [Huffington Post]

Garth Brooks joined the ranks of Reba McEntire, Dolly Parton, and Johnny Cash after getting inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame Sunday. He’s the best-selling country solo artist of all time with two Grammys to boot! [NBC News]

Although Breaking Dawn 2 is supposed to be the end of the Twilight saga as we know it, it probably won’t be. Although this critic wasn’t too happy about it, the love story between Bella (Edward and Jacob) may evolve into more movies or even, a television series. Twihards, rejoice! [TIME]