After her mother died in 2007, Jolie was less involved in the film and insisted that her motivation as an actor stems from her mother’s ambition. Pineapple Goodbye Lesson Plan Hello Sun Tan shirt. Her first role after 6 years was in the detective movie Salt (2010), starring alongside Liev Schreiber. Jolie plays an agent of the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) named Evelyn Salt, who fled after being accused of being an undercover employee of the KGB. In the original character of Salt’s role as a male, the character underwent a gender change after the Colomb Pictures executive suggested director Phillip Noyce handed the role to Jolie. Salt earned $ 293 million worldwide and received positive reviews.
Empire magazine commented that “when the crazy antics and the challenge of death became an attraction for incredible sales, Jolie showed very few competitors in the field of action movies.”  Later that year, She starred alongside Johnny Depp in The Tourist film directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck.  Despite receiving a mostly negative review, the film grossed $ 268 million worldwide.   Jolie won a controversial nomination for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Drama or comedy