Angelina Jolie is set to step back into the director’s chair for her next project and a familiar face from Eternals will be by his side for the ride. By Varietyit was announced that Jolie will write and direct without blood, the latest film from a three-year deal to develop content for Fremantle. Filming has already started in Italy with Salma Hayekwith whom Jolie co-starred in Eternalswith Demian Bichir (A better life) also featuring.
without blood is meant to explore “universal truths about war, trauma, memory, and healing.” It is based on the novel of the same name by Italian author Alessandro Baricco which is set in the aftermath of an unspecified war. Fremantle is producing the feature alongside Jolie Production’s Jolie and Lorenzo Mieli’s The Apartment Pictures. It is the first film under Jolie’s contract with Fremantle, although it will be her fifth film overall as a director.
“I am honored to be here in Italy to bring this very special material to cinema, and to have been entrusted by Alessandro Baricco with the adaptation of his book – with its unique poetry and emotion and its way of seeing war , and the questions it asks about what we look for after trauma, loss or injustice,” Jolie said in a statement.
Fremantle Global CEO Jennifer Mullin added: “without blood is the first production under our partnership with Angelina and we are delighted to be working with her and the incredible international team she has assembled. This project underscores Fremantle’s ongoing commitment to producing high-quality feature films and original dramas in collaboration with top talent from around the world.
Angelina Jolie and Salma Hayek previously starred in Eternals
Not so long ago, moviegoers could see Angelina Jolie and Salma Hayek together on the big screen. The two were part of the Marvel movie’s ensemble cast Eternals. Jolie had said she had denied the chance to play a comic book role in the past, but she was thrilled to be a part of Eternals due to the various characters brought to the table by its cast.
“It makes us stronger, diversity makes you stronger,” Jolie said, via Yahoo Entertainment. “So I like our Eternals family. We are strong through diversity.
Of the moment she saw a Latino family dressed as Ajak, Hayek added, “What it took for me not to cry. I was like, ‘Think about false eyelashes and mascara. Hold on, you got a lot of interviews to do. do.'”
Apart EternalsJolie also saw in the last year Those who want me dead and last achievement of 2017 First they killed my father. Hayek, who received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame last year, has also appeared in recent movies like Happiness, Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguardand Gucci House. She will return as the voice of Kitty Softpaws in the animated sequel Puss in Boots: The Last Wish.
Bloodless does not have an official release date at this time.