Today, there are few actors who can boast of being in some of the highest-grossing films in history. Zoe Saldana, however, in its history has up to 4 widely successful feature films in the economic field. Actually thanks to Avatar 2: Water Sensethe actress has just set a record that is unlikely to be beaten by anyone else.
Specifically, Zoe Saldanha became the first actress to star in 4 of the 10 highest-grossing films in history. (through Straight), an outstanding achievement worthy of admiration. These films: Avatar (US$2.9 billion), Avatar 2: Water Sense ($2 billion at the moment) Avengers: Infinity War (US$2,052 million) and Avengers: Endgame ($2.7 billion).
Unlike other actors such as Scarlett Johansson, Robert Downey Jr. and Samuel L. Jackson, who boast at least a couple of films in such a prestigious ranking, Zoe Saldanha accomplished this in two completely different universes..
The Marvel Cinematic Universe is extremely popular, so it’s not that hard to leave your name engraved in gold letters when talking about box office success. Especially when their works are connected with each other, and there are more opportunities to rethink their character several times.
But when this success is divided into several sagas, it becomes clear that directors and producers have immense confidence in Zoe Saldanha. In addition, he does not have supporting roles in either of the two universes. Like a heroine, she brings to life Gamora, a central figure in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. AT Avatar does the same with neytiriwho starred in the story with Jake Sully (Sam Worthington). Of course, it was in the second saga that he received the most applause for his interpretation.
Now, despite the fact that these roles have raised the fame of Zoe Saldanha exponentially, the actress also admitted in an interview Women’s clothing for every day, eat feeling of stagnation. All because he devoted most of his life to two franchises.
“I feel like I’ve been stuck for the last 10 years of my life. I felt trapped working on these franchises… I’m so grateful for the opportunities they gave me, working with great directors and meeting actors that I consider friends, and being able to play a role that fans love, especially children. But it also meant that I felt artistically trapped in my craft, not being able to expand, grow, or challenge myself by playing different genres and different roles.”
Zoe Saldana, on the other hand, said that at this point in her career, she also has to contend with social pressures on women. Why? Because some viewers mistakenly believe that age can determine the quality of the work of actresses. “I’m very happy to be able to work with directors, producers and people in this industry who want it for women, who want women to be ageless and who don’t fetishize female youth.”
Source: Hiper Textual