Jon Voight has yet to see Maleficent, but he's confident that his granddaughter Vivienne Jolie-Pitt will be every bit as enchanting as her mom Angelina Jolie, who plays the titular villain in the Disney film.
E! News caught up with the 75-year-old actor Monday, and he lit up when asked about the 5-year-old cutie's cameo as a young Princess Aurora. (Elle Fanning, 16, plays the teenage version of the princess.)
"I'm excited," Voight said at the Ray Donovan screening in North Hollywood Monday. "I don't know anything about it, but I heard some things about it that Angie had said. It was funny, when they were trying to help her in the work, you know? Apparently the people at Disney were having a lot of fun because [Brad Pitt] and Angie were running with the camera trying to get, 'Okay now smile! You're out in the field.' You know, stuff like that." (Pax Jolie-Pitt and Zahara Jolie-Pitt also have cameo roles.)
In a prior interview, Jolie explained why her youngest daughter was cast. "We think it's fun for our kids to have cameos and join us on set, but not to be actors. That's not our goal for Brad and I at all," she told Entertainment Weekly. "But the other 3- and 4-year-old [actors] wouldn't come near me. It had to be a child that liked me and wasn't afraid of my horns and my eyes and my claws. So it had to be Viv."