Avatar Opens to $232 Million Worldwide, Zoe Saldana Embraces Her Inner Geek
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 12/21/2009 - 13:10

If box office totals are any clue, chances are you went to see James Cameron’s Avatar this weekend. Despite snowstorms that pounded much of the East Coast, Avatar managed to take the top spot with $73 million domestically and an estimated $231.18 million worldwide. That makes it the best 3-D debut ever and the second best December debut after Will Smith’s I Am Legend.

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Zoë Saldana Nominated for Two Scream Awards
By Mariela Rosario | 09/01/2009 - 10:08

Zoë Saldana seems to be carving a niche for herself in the sci-fi film department, and hard-core fans of the genre couldn’t be happier. The Star Trek star was recently nominated for two Scream awards, which honor the best in the sci-fi, fantasy, horror and comedy genres. "Eight out of the ten highest grossing films of all time are in the Scream genres, which is due to the incredible passion and loyalty of these fans," said Casey Patterson, executive producer of the awards show.

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Zoe Saldana on Fierce Females and Wonder Woman
By Anabell Romero | 07/24/2009 - 14:06

Johnny Depp’s surprise appearance at at Comic-Con in San Diego this year wasn’t the only highlight of the conference. Latina’s July cover girl Zoe Saldana also stopped by with with Sigourney Weaver, Eliza Dushku, and Elizabeth Mitchell to talk about the role of female heroes in modern pop culture.

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Director James Cameron Previews Scenes from "Avatar," Starring Zoë Saldana
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 06/24/2009 - 09:45

Ok, we are officially counting down the days until James Cameron’s Avatar is released in theaters on December 18th. The director debuted clips from his highly anticipated new 3-D film at the Cinema Expo in Amsterdam. The whole thing was very top secret and media wasn’t allowed to report on the screening, but people at the event posted anonymously online that the footage was "jaw-dropping" and "stunning.”

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Zoe Saldana's Rising Star
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 05/07/2009 - 11:00

Actress Zoe Saldana, 31, wants you to know three things about her. 1) She's a leader, not a follower 2) She works very hard at her craft. And 3) She was "not born to follow or cater to a man." Got that? Good. The Queens, N.Y.-bred dominicana sat down with Latina contributor Damarys Ocaña for the June/July cover story to discuss her distaste for the Hollywood scene, her upbringing in a house full of strong women, and why she's not ashamed to admit she wants an Oscar, coño! Read on for the juicy highlights.

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Zoe Saldana: I'm No Party Girl
By Monica Herrera | 02/24/2009 - 13:14

Don't count on seeing Zoe Saldana stumble out of a nightclub in the wee hours of the morning anytime soon! The Puerto Rican and Dominican actress says she's just not that kind of starlet. "I don't need to party at a club all night long in order to have fun," Saldana tells the Daily News.

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