In this action adventure, directed by Oliver Stone, Jolie plays Olympias. The film takes a bold, honest look at Alexander’s life and his relationships with his mother, Olympias, his father Philip, his lifelong friend and battle commander Hephaistion, Roxane, his ambitious and beautiful wife, and his trusted general and confidant Ptolemy. Co-starring: Colin Farrell, Anthony Hopkins and Rosario Dawson.
It was probably the hardest thing Ive ever done. The complexity of the character… Was I going over the top? Was I making it real? Everything about her from the way that she walked to the way that she spoke. Everything about her had to be correct.