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Angelina Jolie dazzles at UK Premiere of Salt

Salt, UK Premiere. Sony Pictures Releasing

Story by Jack Foley

ANGELINA Jolie single-handedly dazzled hundreds of fans in London’s Leicester Square on Monday (August 16, 2010) when she attended the UK Premiere of her new film, Salt.

The Hollywood actress said she leapt at the chance to play a thriller that was set in the real world, and which reflected real issues.

The film finds her playing a CIA agent who is forced to go on the run after she is accused of being a Russian spy.

Jolie told the BBC: “I’ve done a lot of action movies but they have always been based in fantasy. There’s really never been one that’s based in reality, which is strange.

“[Salt] was written for a man and I decided I wanted to try and the studio supported it.”

Salt is directed by Phillip Noyce and also stars Chiwetel Ejiofor and Liev Schreiber. It is released in the UK on Friday, August 20 with previews starting from Wednesday, August 18.

View photos from the premiere or watch footage

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