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Zoe Saldana: Might Get A Little Scary Every Now And Then

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Zoe Saldana stars in a new TV version of ‘Rosemary's Baby’, about a newlywed who discovers strange things happening after she and her husband move into a luxurious old apartment building in Paris.

Fun facts about Zoe Saldana: (Source: Wikipedia)

1) She is an American actress. She had her breakthrough roles in the 2000 film Center Stage and the 2002 film Crossroads. She later gained prominence for her roles as Anamaria in Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003), Uhura in the 2009 film Star Trek and its 2013 sequel Star Trek into Darkness, and her motion capture work as Neytiri in James Cameron's Avatar (2009) and its upcoming sequels.

2) In 1995, she began performing with the FACES theater group in Brooklyn, 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 Technicolor Dreamcoat led a talent agency to recruit her. Her previous dance training, and her acting experience, helped her land her first film role, playing Eva, the talented and headstrong ballet dancer in the 2000 film Center Stage.

3) Saldana was still a member of FACES when she gained exposure in an episode of Law & Order (titled "Merger") which first aired in 1999. Saldana's first film role was in Center Stage (2000), directed by Nicholas Hytner, about a group of young dancers from various backgrounds who enroll at the fictitious American Ballet Academy in New York City. She left school after Center Stage, subsequently appearing in the Britney Spears vehicle Crossroads (2002) and the comedy-drama Drumline (2002). She played Anamaria, a female pirate who signs up to join Will Turner and Mr Gibbs for a chance to confront Jack Sparrow for stealing her ship in the 2003 film Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl.

‘Rosemary's Baby’ premieres Sunday night, may 11th at 9:00pm on NBC.






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