Angelina Jolie praises Chloe Zhao for best director

Web DeskWeb Editor

08th May, 2021. 12:52 pm
Angelina Jolie

Hollywood superstar Angelina Jolie shows her Parise to Nomadland helmer, Chloe Zhao, as a special director.

Marvel’s Eternals director Chloe Zhao, who won the Oscar Academy Awards for Best Director last month. Zhao stepped into the arena of big-budget superhero epics for her next film Marvel Studios’ Eternals.

Zhao’s received huge praise from ‘Maleficent’ actress during an interview with CinemaBlend saying: “She’s a special director”.

Jolie said: “I was very, very happy,” said Jolie when asked about her thoughts on Zhao’s Oscar win. “I think she’s a special director. She’s a really interesting woman, very thoughtful, very serious about her work. I think she’s bringing a new voice through her films, and I think to Marvel. So I’m very excited for people to see it.”

Chloé Zhao is a Chinese filmmaker, known primarily for her work in American independent films.

Marvel Studios’ Eternals is directed by Chloe Zhao (The Rider) and features a cast that includes Angelina Jolie (Maleficent), Richard Madden (Bodyguard), Don Lee (Train to Busan), Salma Hayek (The Hitman’s Bodyguard), Lauren Ridloff (The Walking Dead), Brian Tyree Henry (Child’s Play), Lia McHugh (American Woman), Kumail Nanjiani (The Big Sick), Kit Harington (Game of Thrones), Gemma Chan (Captain Marvel) and Barry Keoghan (Dunkirk).

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