in an all-denim outfit, Saldana went on to explain what is different about her relationship with her Italian artist hubby.PHOTOS: Zoe and Bradley "I don't do the ABCs," she said. So from the moment I met my husband, we were together.In 2004 she also made appearances in Haven and Temptation, both of which had little to no box office success.
which put on plays geared toward providing positive messages for teens via themes dealing with issues such as substance abuse and adolescent sexuality.Concurrently, she performed with the New York Youth Theater; her appearance in their production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat led a talent agency to recruit her.Saldana's second high-profile film in 2009 was James Cameron's Avatar, in which she starred as the alien hunter Neytiri.The film was premiered by 20th Century Fox in London on December 10, and was released in the United States and Canada on December 18, grossing million on its opening day and million during its opening weekend, ranking number one at the box office.The same year Saldana started in the comedy-drama Drumline (2002), alongside Nick Cannon, which was met with generally favorable reviews.
In Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003), she played Anamaria, a female pirate who signs up to join Will Turner and Mr.In 2011, Saldana starred in the romantic comedy The Heart Specialist and played Cataleya Restrepo, a professional assassin, in the crime drama Colombiana.While the latter film was met with negative reviews from critics, Saldana's performance was praised.Saldana continued her career with films such as Colombiana (2011), Star Trek into Darkness (2013), Out of the Furnace (2013), Star Trek Beyond (2016), and Live by Night (2016).Since 2014, she has portrayed Gamora in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, beginning with Guardians of the Galaxy.She then starred in the romantic comedy-dramas Premium in 2006 and After Sex in 2007. Saldana had never seen the original series, though she had played a Trekkie in The Terminal (2004), but agreed to play the role after Abrams complimented her.