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Entertainment Angelina Jolie Says It Was Hard to Find Strength to Play Maleficent Again: 'I Was Pretty Broken'

17:35  16 october  2019
17:35  16 october  2019 Source:   people.com

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Angelina Jolie champions the role men can play in shaping the personalities of young girls. "And so I think that's also an important message for young girls, to find their own power, but to respect and "Aurora's strength is her kindness, and she stays very true to herself, which is something I wanted to

Unfortunately, their mothers Maleficent ( Angelina Jolie ) and Queen Ingrith (Michelle Pfeiffer) rather start an all out war between humans and faeries before they let Sometimes her looks alone tell you everything you need to know about how Maleficent is feeling. This was a role Jolie was born to play .

Angelina Jolie had to work to find the strength to play Maleficent again in the upcoming sequel.

Angelina Jolie in a black suitcase: Angelina Jolie Says It Was Hard to Find Strength to Play Maleficent Again: 'I Was Pretty Broken'© Provided by Meredith Corporation Angelina Jolie Says It Was Hard to Find Strength to Play Maleficent Again: 'I Was Pretty Broken'

Jolie put the horns back on last summer to shoot Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, which comes out this Friday, marking her first acting role in four years.

“It was a tough time,” Jolie tells PEOPLE of returning to the character in this week’s issue. “I’d been coming off a few years of difficulty, and I was not feeling very strong. In fact, I was feeling pretty broken. It took me a moment to feel the strength of [Maleficent] again.”

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WATCH: Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning discuss over coming self doubt and criticism in a special Angelina : I don’t feel like I ’ve ever been without criticism or judgement. I was a bit odd growing up, a bit of a When Maleficent taps into her vulnerability, it empowers her even more which I found profound.

Playing the misunderstood villainess for the first time since 2014, Jolie said she still relates to the character: “There have been For Jolie , it was a story that resonated. “There have been times in my life where I have felt misunderstood, like People thought of me only in that way, which was hard .”

Jolie, 44, shares six children with her ex-husband Brad Pitt, 55: daughters Zahara, 14, Shiloh, 13, and Vivienne, 11, and sons Maddox, 18, Pax, 15, and Knox, 11.

But while her six kids hung around in London with their mom during most of the shoot, Jolie couldn’t get them to appear on screen this time. Even Vivienne, Jolie’s youngest daughter who appeared as a young Aurora in the 2014 original, wasn’t into it.

“I tried,” Jolie says. “Viv still can’t believe I made her a princess. None of my kids want to be actors. [They’re into] business, humanitarian affairs, things like that. Nobody was interested!”

Angelina Jolie in a red dress: Angelina Jolie | Mike Marsland/WireImage© Mike Marsland/WireImage Angelina Jolie | Mike Marsland/WireImage Jolie previously shared that her inner strength comes from the love of her six children.

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Angelina Jolie has revealed her Maleficent co-star Elle Fanning has taught her how to be 'goofy' and has teased out a 'softness' in her. The pair star together in the upcoming Disney film Maleficent : Mistress of Evil with Angelina once again taking on the title character and Elle playing Princess

Angelina Jolie Says She Perfect Maleficent 's Voice While 'Giving My Kids Baths'.

At the Los Angeles premiere of her newest movie, the actress spoke to PEOPLE about her love for her family. When asked where she got her strength from, Jolie sweetly said, “My kids.”

While her oldest son couldn’t attend the premiere, Jolie was joined by her kids, along with her brother James Haven and father Jon Voight.

Voight, 80, praised Jolie at the premiere, telling PEOPLE his daughter was “very strong.”

“She has a certain persona that is hers alone, and she sits in it very comfortably,” he said.

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil is in theaters Friday.

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The proud mom also reveals to ET that her oldest son got a tattoo!ET spoke with the 44-year-old actress at Wednesday's premiere of Maleficent: Mistress of Evil in London, where she stunned in a custom Ralph & Russo gown and was joined by four of her children, 14-year-old Zahara, 13-year-old Shiloh and 11-year-old twins Vivienne and Knox.

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