Zoe Saldana has joined the cast of director Anders Walter's I Kill Giants, the film adaptation of Joe Kelly's critically acclaimed graphic novel, it was announced today. Academy Award nominee Chris Columbus is producing through his 1492 Pictures/Ocean Blue Entertainment, Justin Nappi, through his company, Treehouse Pictures, as well as Kim Magnusson and Man of Action Entertainment, where Kelly is a partner, and XYZ Films. Treehouse Pictures is also financing the film.
I Kill Giants tells the story of a young misfit girl named Barbara battling both real and imaginary monsters in her life. Joe Kelly, who wrote the award winning graphic novel he created with illustrator Ken Niimura, has also written the screenplay adaptation. Zoe Saldana will play school psychologist Mrs. Mollé, who plays a key role by helping Barbara face both internal and external threats, forming an inspiring bond with her in the process.Read More
After Ben Affleck gets done playing Batman in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, he'll move on to his next directorial project, Live by Night, which has just added new cast members Zoe Saldana, Elle Fanning and Sienna Miller.
The project reunites actor/director/writer Ben Affleck with Boston author Dennis Lehane, whose novel Gone Baby Gone was adapted into the filmmaker's directorial debut of the same name. Live by Night is based on characters from Dennis Lehane's book The Given Day and brings them into the Prohibition Era. The plot follows Joe Coughlin (Ben Affleck), the son of a police captain who gets dragged into the world of organized crime.Read More
She's a good looking girl, but she's not very nice to most people. Meet Gamora, as played by Zoe Saldana, in a new character featurette for Guardians of the Galaxy. The actress introduces this stealth assassin, a relentless, lethal killer with a rough exterior. Zoe Saldana sets up Gamora's place in this unique universe, describing her as a tough card to read. How exactly does she fit into this ragtag group of radical renagades? Watch and discover the beauty and golden heart hiding behind this trained killer as she sets out on a mission with a raccoon, a talking tree, a mass murderer and a rogue thief to save the universe, in theaters this summer.
We also have a look at Guardians of the Galaxy star Chris Pratt on the cover of the upcoming Entertainment Weekly, which features an in-depth look at the movie.Read More
Actress Zoe Saldana was confirmed to return as Na'Vi Neytiri in all three upcoming Avatar sequels (including Avatar 2, Avatar 3 and Avatar 4) this past week, and now, for the first time, she is talking about returning to her role in one of the biggest franchises of all time. While being given a tour of the sets by director James Cameron, she admits that she got chocked up, as it was an emotional experience she didn't expect. She confirms that the screenplays are not yet completed, but has learned first hand what the producers' plan to do with the sequels, and her role in them.
We reported in August that James Cameron hired Josh Friedman to write Avatar 2, Shane Salerno to write Avatar 3 and Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver to work on the Avatar 4 script. Although no budget has been disclosed for the sequels, all three are expected to cost over $1 billion to produce over a nine-month period.Read More
Guardians of the Galaxy star Zoe Saldana recently gave some in-depth comments about the Marvel Phase Two ensemble, where she revealed that the project will make you look at superheroes in a whole new way.
Here's what she had to say, when asked what fans should expect from the film, while praising director James Gunn."A new way to view superheroes. I love sometimes the consistency of what the classics have left behind, but I need innovation. You can only have so much of, 'I'll save you!' After a while, it's 'Oh God, does he go to the bathroom? Is he hungry?' It's like, 'Does he cry? Does he feel?' and not only do we cover that, we're making heroes that are thieves! They're Robin Hood's and I love that because I like the underdog and the hardest route because that's the only one that's going to teach you great lessons in life.Read More
Don Cheadle, Ewan McGregor, and Zoe Saldana will star in BiFrost Pictures' Kill the Trumpet Player, it was announced today. Kill the Trumpet Player tells the story of a few dangerous days in the life of Miles Davis, the virtuoso, fighter and genius, as he bursts out of his silent period and conspires with a Rolling Stone writer (McGregor) to steal back his music.
Cheadle will play Davis and will make his feature directorial debut from a script co-written with Steven Baigelman.Read More
While fans can head back to theaters this weekend to see Star Trek Into Darkness on the big screen as part of a special Paramount double-feature that also includes World War Z, the Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray, Blu-ray Gift Set and DVD will be available to own on September 10. We have a special treat for our readers, an exclusive special feature clip with an introduction and Movieweb callout from none other than Uhura herself, Zoe Saldana! Take a look at this featurette where Chris Pine discusses the brave and selfless act that Captain Kirk performs towards the end of director J.J. Abrams' sci-fi thriller.
Written by Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman and Damon Lindelof, the film follows the crew of the Enterprise as a shocking act of terror on Earth sends them on a manhunt to capture an unstoppable force of destruction and bring those responsible to justice. Star Trek Into Darkness features an outstanding ensemble cast including John Cho, Benedict Cumberbatch, Alice Eve, Bruce Greenwood, Simon Pegg, Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, Peter Weller and Anton Yelchin.Read More