By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 01/04/2010 - 13:19
It’s only been out for 17 days, but James Cameron’s Avatar is blowing away the competition and breaking records. It’s been number one in the U.S. for three straight weeks, raising its domestic total to $352.1 million. The film, starring Zoe Saldana and Michelle Rodriguez, has crossed the $1 billion mark worldwide, a feat that has only been achieved by a total of five films. In fact, Cameron’s 1997’s Titanic maintains the top spot with $1.8 billion earned worldwide.
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.
By Mariela Rosario | 08/06/2009 - 11:22
Robert Rodriguez recently confirmed the cast for the full length film being made based on a trailer he shot called Machete as part of the Grindhouse double feature he directed alongside Quentin Tarantino. Danny Trejo has long been signed on to play the lead, but rumors have been swirling for weeks surrounding who would be filling out the ensemble cast.
By Angie Romero | 04/30/2009 - 10:45
You’ve read the reports of Michelle Rodriguez mischievously pushing guests into a pool, changing from a bride-approved lavender gown into a tank top and skinny jeans, and harassing an overly enthusiastic male stripper throughout the course of Dominican actress Celinés Toribio’s recent, four-day wedding festivities. We always knew Michelle was a wild card, but to ruin her friend’s boda?
By Angie Romero | 04/15/2009 - 19:00
She’s been labeled insane, tough, controversial and bisexual. All of these things Michelle Rodriguez can neither confirm nor deny. But Latina’s May cover star does talk openly about her hard partying past, the stereotypes she battles in Hollywood, and what she finds attractive in a mate. Read on for some of Rodriguez’s choice quotes, and pickup the new issue of Latina, on newsstands April 22nd.
By Angie Romero | 04/03/2009 - 14:32
If you’re anything like us then you’re excited to check out our girl Michelle Rodriguez in Fast & Furious this weekend. The uncompromising actress didn’t hold back when we spoke to her recently about her about her role in the film, as well as her struggle to find great parts in Hollywood. Beware of the not so shocking spoiler alert coming up!
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.
By Latina Staff | 02/20/2009 - 14:20
We all have Sunday night's Academy Awards on our minds, and actress Michelle Rodriguez is no different. When Latina.com caught up with the Dominican and Puerto Rican star, she said she believes Best Actor nominee Mickey Rourke will "take it home" for his performance in The Wrestler. She also insists that people have it all wrong when it comes to Rourke. "I don't think he's as crazy as people make him out to be," Rodriguez says. "I think people are crazy and he's just normal trying to live with the crazies."