Zoe Saldana

10 Things You Might Not Know About James Cameron’s ‘Avatar’

by ScreenCrush Staff September 28, 2015 @ 1:47 PM
The design of the Na’vi was one of the most striking parts of James Cameron’s Avatar, an entire race of people with their own look and language. But the look of the Na’vi didn’t come from Cameron or his talented team of artists. They actually came from his mom. Yes, the design of the Na’vi came from a dream James Cameron’s mother had and relayed to her son. That’s just one of the facts packed into the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies, which takes you on an unexpected journey behind the scenes of Avatar !

‘Star Trek Beyond’ Release Date Pushed Back Two Weeks

by Britt Hayes September 17, 2015 @ 7:14 PM
When Bob Orci left the director’s chair on Star Trek Beyond, we all kind of assumed that there might be some delay in the film’s originally scheduled release — as it turns out, that delay isn’t as big as you may have feared. Paramount has announced that the third installment in the franchise will now hit theaters two weeks later than previously planned.

Zoe Saldana to Star in ‘I Kill Giants’ Graphic Novel Adaptation

by Britt Hayes September 12, 2015 @ 12:17 PM
Image Comics / Paramount
Joe Kelly’s critically acclaimed graphic novel I Kill Giants is being developed into a movie by producer Chris Columbus, and it’s just attracted a star from another major comic book adaptation — Guardians of the Galaxy’s Zoe Saldana has signed on to play a leading role in the film from director Anders Walter, who won an Oscar in 2014 for his short film Helium.

‘Star Trek Beyond’ Cast Offers You a Chance to Win a Walk-On Role in New Video

by Britt Hayes July 14, 2015 @ 5:20 PM
This delightful new video from the set of Star Trek Beyond offers fans a chance to boldly go where no Star Trek fan has gone before — with a walk-on role in the upcoming sequel. But this isn’t your average contest. Fans are encouraged to contribute to the Omaze charity fundraiser in order to participate, meaning that your goodwill could earn you a very good time.

‘Infinitely Polar Bear’ Trailer: Mark Ruffalo Gets Manic in Bad Robot Drama

by Britt Hayes February 21, 2015 @ 12:58 PM
A new drama starring Mark Ruffalo and Zoe Saldana doesn’t really sound like something you might see from J.J. Abrams’ production company, which isn’t a bad thing. The first trailer for Infinitely Polar Bear, produced by Bad Robot, has been released, and promises yet another stirring and poignant performance from Ruffalo as a father struggling with manic depression.

Back to Pandora: Why Has ‘Avatar’ Been Forgotten Just Five Years After Its Release?

by Matt Singer December 30, 2014 @ 2:36 PM
James Cameron’s ‘Avatar’ opened on December 18, 2009, five years ago this month. In a theatrical release that would stretch on for 34 weeks, Cameron’s motion-captured 3D spectacle grossed $749 million in the U.S. and an additional $2 billion overseas. Box-office-wise, it is the biggest movie in history by an absurd margin; it tops its closest competition, Cameron’s own ‘Titanic,’ by some $600 million. That’s more than ‘The Dark Knight’ made in its entire domestic theatrical run.

'Avengers 2' Sneak Peek on the 'Guardians of the Galaxy' DVD and Blu-ray

by Nick Romano October 3, 2014 @ 8:49 AM
Marvel Studios
We all know what you've been thinking since you saw Rocket Raccoon and dancing Groot steal our hearts on the big screen: when can we take home Marvel's 'Guardians of the Galaxy' on Blu-ray and DVD, or even Digital Download? Just, when can we take this bad boy home, period? Well, you're in luck, because Marvel announced the home release dates for its superhero space opera. And guess what?! They come with an exclusive sneak peek at 'Avengers 2'!

Watch Marvel Movie Stars Complete the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

by Nick Romano August 20, 2014 @ 9:34 AM
By now, everyone is familiar with the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, where people heed the call to throw buckets of ice water on themselves to spread awareness of ALS and raise donations to support The ALS Association. Everyone, from your many Facebook friends to A-list celebs have been participating, but, for us, there's nothing like seeing the likes of Thor, Iron Man and Star-Lord step up to the plate.

'The Book of Life' Trailer: Guillermo del Toro Brings His Touch to a New Fairy Tale

by Nick Romano August 7, 2014 @ 1:49 PM
20th Century Fox
Guillermo del Toro is famous for attaching himself to projects that immerse moviegoers in vast, fantastical worlds, and the new 'Book of Life' trailer previews his upcoming venture during the Mexican Day of the Dead across three mystical settings.

Reel Women: 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Leaves Us Wanting More Gamora

by Britt Hayes August 1, 2014 @ 3:25 PM
When you head to the theater to see 'Guardians of the Galaxy' this weekend, you'll undoubtedly walk out with a favorite character: the surprisingly lovable Groot, the foul-mouthed Rocket Raccoon, the charismatic Star-Lord, the tough but hilarious Drax -- or maybe you'll fall in love with Zoe Saldana's green-skinned, badass Gamora. With all that screen time shared between so many heroes (and villains, and peripheral characters), it'll leave you wanting to see more of Gamora and her talents. Not that that's a bad thing.