New footage for the Angelina Jolie movie

A new trailer was released by Sony Pictures for the Angelina Jolie movie SALT. Director Philip Noyce originally approached Tom Cruise for the lead role but changed the script to suit Jolie.

Angelina Jolie stars in Salt, a contemporary action thriller from Columbia Pictures. As a CIA officer, Evelyn Salt (Jolie) swore an oath to duty, honor and country. Her loyalty will be tested when a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy. Salt goes on the run, using all her skills and years of experience as a covert operative to elude capture. Salt’s efforts to prove her innocence only serve to cast doubt on her motives, as the hunt to uncover the truth behind her identity continues and the question remains: “Who Is Salt?” Starring:Angelina Jolie, Liev Schreiber, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Andre Braugher Directed By:Phillip Noyce

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SALT opens in Irish cinemas on 20th August 2010