updated 11/29/2012 AT 4:00 PM ET
•originally published 12/01/2012 AT 2:00 PM ET
“One thing for sure, he says it’s going to be all about family: a simple affair with Angie and the kids,” PEOPLE senior writer Jennifer Garcia says, adding that the official “I do” date is still being kept a secret.
But a “jovial” Pitt, who was “in a great mood throughout the interview” (which is this week’s revealing cover story) shared other personal details aside from just his upcoming walk down the aisle.
Garcia says that the Killing Them Softly star “talked to PEOPLE about a range of topics – everything from the kids and the holidays, to politics.” Not to mention his thoughts on turning the big 5-0.