Angelina Jolie by Tony Barson/ WireImage.com
may be ready to get back into butt-kicking mode again.
Mr. & Mrs. Smith
star and mother of six is apparently close to signing on to play the title character in
Edward A. Salt
, a thriller about a CIA operative accused of being a Russian spy, according to
If you're wondering about the decidedly female Jolie playing "Edward"...
was originally expected to star in the role. Several other male stars were also interested, according to
The studio decided to rewrite the script after Jolie took a shine to it. Oh, and there
be a title change. -
Nina Hämmerling Smith