She's been directed by Polanksi, Lumet and John Huston and shared the screen with Golden Era luminaries - Audrey Hepburn, Ingrid Bergman, Frank Sinatra and Steve Mc Queen.
She's just finished a period drama, Pierre et Jeune with an unknown cast and there's a desire for something meatier. Somebody wicked and funny." She'd love the opportunity to work with her goddaughter, Angelina Jolie after their scenes together in Mr and Mrs Smith (as Brad Pitt's mother) hit the cutting room floor.
"It was a shame those scenes were cut but I'd love the chance to work together again.
And despite his volatile reputation, the actress found little fault with the notoriously volatile actor.
"I don't know if Gerard is a bit volatile, I'd imagine he is when he gets pissed off. I don't get into a competition which may have something to do with why I never come into conflict with fellow actors on set." Bisset's upcoming slate is quiet.
And they put make-up on to my eyes, and photos of it, to show I had mascara on underneath the mask. Those seductive green eyes and imperious poise have remained relatively untouched by her 69 years. But the roles, particularly in the past decade, have been criminally sporadic and largely underserved of the beauty, who's also Angelina Jolie's godmother.
Supportive drivel in Keira Knightley's bounty hunter flop, Domino and TNT's sisterhood cop drama, Rizzoli and Isles.
“Then again, women take on too much, so I think they probably whinge because they’re absolutely exhausted.
“That’s our mistake, always wanting to be perfect.” She added as an older woman she had experienced being ignored, explaining: “There are times now when I feel completely invisible in the street.” She said she liked “taking care of” men.
“I couldn’t handle the results: it didn’t get me where I wanted to be.