Salt was supposed to originally be a star vehicle for Tom Cruise. Co-scripted by Kurt Wimmer and Brian Helgeland from Wimmer"s story idea, Sony hopes that the film appeals to action lovers who flocked to see Jolie in Wanted ($134.5 million), Mr. & Mrs. Smith ($186.3 million) and the two Tomb Raider video game adaptations ($131 and $65 million, respectively).
The stills have been put up on Sony"s official Web site for the film. Salt will hit theatres on July 23. The latest trailer will be put up on Apple"s official site on Thursday, April 1.
Production photos from Phillip Noyce"s spy thriller, Salt, were revealed by Sony Pictures. Angelina Jolie, who stars in the film, plays a CIA officer who is ousted as a Russian sleeper spy. She must avoid getting captured by her CIA colleagues, who suspect that she wants to assassinate the president.