“The exercise wasn’t how can we have fun with a villain?” the 38-year-old actress told the mag. “It was: What turns people evil and vile and aggressive and cruel? What could have possibly happened to her?”
She also opened up about her decision to have a double mastectomy last year.
“Wherever I go, usually I run into women and we talk about health issues, women’s issues, breast cancer, ovarian cancer. I’ve talked to men about their daughters’ and wives’ health. It makes me feel closer to other people who deal with the same things and have either lost their parents or are considering surgeries or wondering about their children,” Angelina said. “I was very, very moved by all the support and kindness from so many people.”