"When Angelina came out of left field last year, I was floored," she says. And then it took months of protracted negotiations to get the two in a room together. "I think meeting the head of the KGB might have been easier," Cornwell says. "It was all hush-hush." Finally, Jolie's "Salt" trailer, then located on Long Island, was deemed the spot. Cornwell suggested that she herself fly her proposed suitors -- Gordon, Kosinski and Fox 2000 executive Carla Hacken -- out to the set in her helicopter, an option that got derailed by the weather, so instead they all trekked out from Manhattan in a limo.