Entertainment Angelina Jolie on the 'challenges' of her film Those Who Wish Me Dead
Angelina Jolie so excited for Chloe Zhao's Marvel debut
Angeline Jolie is looking forward to seeing what Oscar-winning filmmaker Chloe Zhao brings to the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) when she directs 'Eternals'.The 45-year-old actress will star as Thena in the upcoming superhero blockbuster 'Eternals' and is excited by what Chloe – who was recently honoured with the Academy Award for Best Director for 'Nomadland' – will bring to the comic book world.
has starred in a wide range of films throughout her long and esteemed acting career.
And on Saturday, the 45-year-old Hollywood star toldabout her new film, Those Who Wish Me Dead, and the 'challenges' of playing her latest character.
In the film, Angelina plays Hannah, a smokejumper - a wildland firefighter - suffering from PTSD, who finds herself tangled up in a deadly situation when she helps a young boy after he witnessed his father's murder.
The actress explained to the Australian breakfast show: 'What was weird is, I am American, but I realised how I don't often play American.'
Aussie actor how he bonded with Angelina Jolie on the set of new film
He's the Australian schoolboy destined for stardom when his film Those Who Wish Me Dead hits Netflix next week. And for 14-year-old Finn Little, working alongside the likes of Angelina Jolie is just another day on the job.Speaking to The Daily Telegraph, the teenager revealed he and the Hollywood star quickly connected when she suggested they went to a skirmish session before filming commence for their new thriller. © Provided by Daily Mail ( 'It's like paint ball, just for bonding so we got to know each other,' he explained.
'So doing this very regular, American woman suddenly felt more challenging than even a crazy Maleficent.'
Some of her most memorable action films include Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, Salt, The Tourist and Alexander.
She continued: 'I think people can relate to her more, can relate to feeling broken, messed up, imperfect,' referring her role as Hannah.
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'She's maybe closer to me than some of the other characters,' the Hollywood star added of her character.
Earlier in the week, Angelina spoke to Channel Ten'sabout working alongside her 14-year-old Australian co-star, Finn Little, and filming in New Mexico.
Angelina Jolie says her mother taught her to be 'warm and gentle' with her children
Angelina Jolie is "warm and gentle" with her children having learnt the value of kindness from her late mother Marcheline Bertrand.The Hollywood star recalled how her late mother Marcheline Bertrand would always treat her with love and kindness and she aims to do the same with her brood.
'Neither one of us live there. Finn's family or my family,' she explained, adding that they all played with airsoft rifles during their time off.
'We were there together and were able to air soft on the weekends, or swim and hang,' Angelina said.
'I've been missing hanging out with his mum,' she added, referring to Finn's mother.
The Tomb Raider actress shares Maddox, 19, Pax, 17, Zahara, 16, Shiloh, 14, and twins Knox and Vivienne, 12, with her ex Brad Pitt, 57.
Angelina and Brad have been in the midst of a custody battle since their separation in 2016.
Those Who Wish Me Dead .
Angelina Jolie doesn't take on many acting projects these days, so the fact that she agreed to star in Those Who Wish Me Dead can only mean good things, right? Jolie stars as Hannah Faber, a smokejumper who recently failed a psychiatric evaluation and has been taken out of action and sent to a fire lookout tower in the remote forest of Montana. One day, she comes across a young boy named Connor (Finn Little), who has just witnessed his accountant father get murdered, and now, the two assassins, Jack (Aidan Gillen) and Patrick (Nicholas Hoult), are on his tail. Hannah helps protect the boy from the assassins and the massive wildfire they deliberately start.