According to reports
, Jolie had made plants to adopt a little boy from Cambodia named Allouy Shoun, one of 13 children born to a poor family living in Siem Reap. Jolie, 40, has been in the country directing an adaptation
of Cambodian author and human rights activist Luong Ung's book, First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers
, which is about surviving the deadly Khmer regime. The Khmer Rouge assumed power over Cambodia in 1975, and began a four-year reign in which nearly two million Cambodians died.