Goodbye Cruise, Hello Jolie! Sex-Change at the Movies! 


"Edwin A. Salt" may now be called "Edwina A. Salt."

Once upon a time, Edwin was a male and Tom Cruise was slated to star. Now, the espionage thriller is being re-tailored and retrofitted for the very female, Angelina Jolie.

Philip Noyce ("The Quite American," "Catch a Fire") is attached to direct.

Jolie will playing the title character, a CIA officer who's accused by a defector of being a Russian sleeper spy and must elude capture long enough to establish her innocence.

Jolie is a rare actress who's proved her mettle in the action genre long dominated by men.

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