Let’s face it, the last person you want to see, let alone hang out with, after a break-up is your ex - but Charlize Theron and her former fiancé Sean Penn were forced to do just that earlier this week.
Charlize called off her engagement to the 54-year-old actor last month after 18 months together, but the pair had to put their personal stuff to one side when they were reunited to reshoot scenes for their forthcoming film ‘The Last Face’.
Charlize Theron and Sean Penn
Sean is directing the film, which follows the head of an international aid agency, played by Charlize, who meets a relief aid worker (Javier Bardem) amidst a political and social revolution in Africa.
Both Sean and Charlize have been spotted on set in South Africa over the last few days, but for their sake, we hope the re-shoots aren’t going to take too long.
Sean, who has been married twice before, spoke to Esquire in March about the prospect of getting hitched to Charlize, telling the men’s mag: “You say I've been married twice before, but I’ve been married under circumstances where I was less informed than I am today.
“So I wouldn't even consider it a third marriage, I’d consider it a first marriage on its own terms if I got married again.
“I mean, I like the tradition. A friend of mine wrote a line, ‘Without tradition, new things die.’ And I don’t want new things to die.”