Jennifer Aniston Taking “Time Off” From Acting

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After wrapping production on the comedy The Bounty with Gerard Butler, Jennifer Aniston says she is taking a break from acting.

"I'm going to go on an adventure, take myself somewhere," she tells Fox News. "I won't start another job until at least January. I want to take time off."

In January, production begins on The Goree Girls, a musical that Aniston, 40, is starring in and producing about a country music group of all-female prison inmates. She has even said she'll sing in the 1940s-era flick.

In addition to brushing up on her singing skills, Aniston (whose new romance Love Happens opens Sept. 19) tells Fox, "I'm going to throw myself into [production company] Echo and just keep plugging away."

Professionally, things look up. So how does she handle her frenetic personal life?

"It’s all mind over matter," Aniston tells Fox. "You acknowledge it and know that everything could be a lot worse. Remind yourself – gratitude."


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