Angelina Jolie hints that she might retire soonThe Hollywood A-List actress commented in an interview with the BBC that after playing Cleopatra, she could "finish" with acting. Maleficent has dominated the box office this weekend, but it looks as though Angelina Jolie is looking to end her Hollywood career. While promoting the new movie in the U.K., Jolie was interviewed by the BBC and she confirmed that she is considering bringing the movie Cleopatra back to theaters. Theres been lots of different ideas of directors and lots of different discussions, said Jolie, who would, obviously, play the Egyptian queen herself. The script has been written by Eric Roth, who is a dear friend and a brilliant writer. Although the project is still in development, Angelina Jolie points out that she is taking this role seriously. Shes complicated, its complicated to get this one right. I think were getting there. Its getting close. I imagine the preparation for it is going to be big. Its one of those that you think maybe thats the one you put everything into and thats where you end it, thats where you finishin a great way. What could you do beyond that one? Angelina Jolie has been working hard as a humanitarian alongside the United Nations. She was appointed the special envoy for the High Commissioner for Refugees in 2012, according to Time. Jolie points out that although she may be finished with acting after the movie 'Cleopatra', she says would like to focus on writing and directing and focus on her work with the U.N."
Angelina Jolie's first major role was in the movie Hackers. She would later win the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in the drama, Girl, Interrupted.
Angelina Jolie drew commercial success in the Lara Croft: Tomb Raiders series and established herself as one of the highest-paid actresses in Hollywood in 2003. Since then, she has had several hit movies including Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Wanted, Salt, and The Tourist.
The impact Jolie had on the industry will always be memorable and will go down in history. Will you be sad to see Angelina Jolie depart from the big screen? Leave us a comment below!Discuss this story with fellow Project Casting fans on Facebook. On Twitter, follow us at @projectcasting.