Zoë Nazario (born June 19, 1978), better known as Zoë Saldaña, is an American actress.
Zoë Saldaña was born in New Jersey to immigrants from the Dominican Republic. Her first languages are Spanish and English. She was raised in Queens, New York, but when she was nine, her father died in a car accident, and her mother moved her and her sisters back to the Dominican Republic. While there, she enlisted in a ballet class and gained experience as a dancer, enlisting in one of the most prestigious dancing schools of that country, which benefited her during her later role in Center Stage. Saldaña returned to the USA after her sophomore year in high school, and enrolled in the Faces Theater Program, an acting course. She also worked in Burger King as a cashier in the mid 90s. She is currently dating actor Keith Britton.
Saldaña was still a member of the program when she got her first screen experience, on an episode of Law & Order that first aired October 13, 1999. She left the school...
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Avatar is an upcoming science fiction film to be directed by James Cameron. The film is expected to be released on May 22 2009.
In director James Cameron's original script treatment of Avatar, a man tries to make his way as a miner by combining with an alien during an interplanetary war in which aliens can manifest themselves by possessing human bodies — avatars.When Avatar was titled "Project 880", a casting call was put out in June 2006 with a plot description provided, saying, "In the future, Jake, a paraplegic war veteran is brought to another planet, Pandora, which is inhabited by the Na'vi, a humanoid race with their own language and culture. Those from Earth find themselves at odds with each other and the local culture."In December 2006, Cameron described Avatar as "a futuristic tale set on a planet 200 years hence... an old-fashioned jungle adventure with an environmental conscience... [that] aspires to a mythic level of storytelling." The January 2007 press release...,
Guess Who is a 2005 comedy film, directed by Kevin Rodney Sullivan. It is a loose remake of the award-winning 1967 film Guess Who's Coming to Dinner.
The majority of the movie was filmed in Cranford, New Jersey.
Percy Jones (Mac) is a loan officer from Cranford, New Jersey, who is about to renew his vows with wife Marilyn (Scott). His eldest daughter, Theresa (Saldaña) is coming home from New York with her new boyfriend, Simon (Kutcher).
Simon's first meeting with Theresa's parents is just before their 25th wedding anniversary, so naturally he's nervous. Percy turns out to be less than happy about Theresa's choice in a man, as she apparently neglected to inform him that Simon was white.
Percy is immediately suspicious of Simon, and he insists that he sleep in a separate room, going as far as sleeping in there with him to make sure he doesn't cause any trouble. He also gets some contacts to look into his background, as the family believes that he works for a prestigious bank, and are...
Crossroads is a 2002 movie directed by Tamra Davis. It stars pop diva Britney Spears in her first major movie role. In the film, Spears plays teenage Lucy, the lead character. It is rated PG-13 for sexual content and brief teen drinking. The film also featured a few explict songs that were edited to avoid an R rating.The movie starts out with three young girls, Lucy (Britney Spears), Mimi (Taryn Manning) and Kit (Zoë Saldaña) burying a "wish box" in the ground. They vow to dig it up on the night of their high school graduation. They also all pledge to stay best friends forever...The present day, Lucy is dancing on her bed in her underwear to Madonna. Her father Pete (Dan Aykroyd) comes in. Lucy is a valedictorian at her school and today is graduation. She, Mimi and Kit are no longer friends.Mimi is seen as trailer trash, even more so because she is pregnant. Kit is the popular homecoming queen who is engaged to be married to Dylan (Richard Voll), a college student in L.A. Lucy is the...,
Center Stage, directed by Nicholas Hytner in 2000, is about a group young dancers from various backgrounds who enroll at the American Ballet Company in New York City to make it as professional dancers and how each one deals with the problems and stress of getting ahead in the world of dance.
After auditions, 12 young dancers gain entry to the American Ballet Academy, which may be based on the School of American Ballet. They prepare for a final dance workshop to determine who will be asked to join the American Ballet Company, which appears to be based on either the American Ballet Theatre or the New York City Ballet.
Tensions mount between Jonathan (played by Peter Gallagher), the company's aging choreographer, and Cooper Nielson (Ethan Stiefel), his best dancer, who also wants to choreograph. Star student Maureen (Susan May Pratt), who seems poised for success, discovers that life is passing her by. Sweet Jody Sawyer (Amanda Schull), despite body type issues and bad feet, is...,
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