Angelina Jolie shared that she has intentionally started taking fewer roles in films in recent years.
In her speech Vogue magazine Story cover The Oscar-winning actress spoke about her new fashion house, Atelier Jolie, about the current stage in her life and said she is “still figuring out who I am at 48 years old.”
“I think I’m in transition as a person,” she said. “I’m feeling a little down these days. I don’t feel like I’ve been myself for a decade, in a way that I don’t want to dwell on.
As Jolie works to figure out what’s most important to her and where she wants to focus her energy, she said Atelier Jolie has played a big role. This is especially true because she made the decision to start working on fewer films about seven years ago and “only take on jobs that don’t require long filming,” she revealed.
“We had a lot of healing to do,” she added. “We’re still finding our footing.”
Although Jolie hasn’t shared many details about why she selects the acting roles she accepts, she appears to be looking for other creative outlets like her fashion brand, where she hopes to create a sense of community.
“I think part of this has been therapeutic for me as well, which is working in a creative space with people you trust and reinventing yourself,” she explained. “I hope to change many aspects of my life. This is forward-facing.
Since the early 1990s, Jolie has become a force in Hollywood, winning an Academy Award in 2000 for her role in the film. Girl interrupts. She has starred in dozens of other successful films, e.g Change, mischievous, salt And Mr. and Mrs. Smith Before her final appearance on the big screen in Marvel’s 2021 film Eternity.
Aside from films and Jolie’s atelier, the actress announced last month that she has also been cast in the upcoming Broadway musical version of the SE Hinton classic. Strangers As a main product.
Last year, she made another major change in her life by leaving her role as special envoy for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, after 20 years of campaigning to support forcibly displaced people around the world. She said then in A Joint statement With UNHCR: “I feel it is time for me to work differently, engage directly with refugees and local organizations, and support their call to find solutions.”
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