|Written by||Kurt Wimmer|
|Music by||James Newton Howard|
|Distributed by||Columbia Pictures|
|Box office||$293.5 million|
Salt is a 2010 American action–thriller–spy-film directed by Phillip Noyce, written by Kurt Wimmer, and starring Angelina Jolie, Liev Schreiber, Daniel Olbrychski, August Diehl and Chiwetel Ejiofor. Jolie plays Evelyn Salt, who is accused of being a Russian sleeper agent and goes on the run to try to clear her name.
Originally written with a male protagonist, with Tom-Cruise initially secured for the lead, the script was ultimately rewritten by Brian Helgeland for Jolie. Filming took place on location in Washington, D.C., the New York City area, and Albany, New York, between March and June 2009, with reshoots in January 2010. Originally written with a male protagonist, with Tom-Cruise initially secured for the lead, the script was ultimately rewritten by Brian Helgeland for Jolie.