Salma Hayek is praising her pal Angelina Jolie for her directorial abilities.
The Eternals stars share a fantastic bond collectively because the duo spent a number of time collectively whereas engaged on With out Blood because it’s being written, directed, and produced by the mom of six.
Amid this, within the new situation of PEOPLE, the Oscar-nominated Frida actress, 55 calls Jolie, 47, who directed Hayek within the upcoming drama With out Blood, “in all probability the perfect director I’ve ever labored with. And I labored with some fairly good ones.”
Certainly, Hayek’s résumé is crammed with motion pictures directed by among the finest within the enterprise, together with Oscar winners Oliver Stone, Steven Soderbergh, and Chloé Zhao, who directed her in Savages, Site visitors, and The Eternals, respectively.
Different business bigwigs Hayek has labored with embody Ridley Scott (Home of Gucci), Julie Taylor (Frida), and Robert Rodriguez (As soon as Upon a Time in Mexico, Desperado, and The School).
Continues Hayek of Jolie, “I’ve all the time cherished her as a director, however I believe this may be her finest or probably the greatest.”
Jolie has directed 5 characteristic movies, together with the World Conflict II movie Unbroken and the drama By the Sea, which she made with then-husband Brad Pitt in 2015.
With out Blood, which has no launch date scheduled, relies on the 2002 novel by Alessandro Barrico.
“An unforgettable fable set within the aftermath of an unidentified battle, it explores common truths about warfare, trauma, reminiscence, and therapeutic,” in response to a press launch from the film’s manufacturing firm, Fremantle.