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From Dancing Bachata To Shooting Giant Space Guns, Zoe Saldana’s Gamora Blasts Off In New ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2’ Trailer

Dominican-Puerto Rican-American actress Zoe Saldana, who is an actual superhero in real life, is back to reprise her role as space assassin-turned-superhero Gamora in the newest trailer for “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2,” which aired last night on “Jimmy Kimmel Live.”

The Guardians get together to whoop some intergalactic ass in the new trailer.

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Shooting enormous space guns, fighting monsters, saving the galaxy, finding time for a dance and jumping away from an explosion in slow motion? What can’t she do?

She’s as beautiful as she is deadly.

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Don’t mess with Gamora in the morning before she’s had a cafecito.

The flirtation is pretty intense up top with Star Lord’s “jealousy” of Gamora’s big gun.

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Can these two figure it out already? Especially after the last trailer where Star Lord’s “sexual love” for her is revealed.

In the middle of saving the entire galaxy, they make time for una bachatica.

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In the words of Marvel superhero Romeo Santos — “so nasty.”

Gamora even says “hola muchachito” to Baby Groot during a fight.

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But let’s be honest, who wouldn’t? ¡Ay, que lindo el bebé!

Here she runs from her half-sister Nebula trying to gun her down, jumping off a cliff moments before it explodes.

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You thought the drama you had with your prima was bad? Imagine your sister trying to gun you down in a spaceship.

Check out the full clip here:

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Are you as excited as I am to see Zoe and the whole team save us all this summer? Comment below!

There’s A Major Update About The ‘Avatar’ Movie Sequel And It Will Seriously Send You To The Moon

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There’s A Major Update About The ‘Avatar’ Movie Sequel And It Will Seriously Send You To The Moon

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If you’re a fan of the 2009 film “Avatar” by James Cameron, you’re likely a little over movie updates promising you that it will hit theaters soon.

In December 2009, the film smashed box office records and wrangled in a total of $2.7 billion worldwide. Soon after, Cameron revealed his plans for unleashing several sequels that would surmount the technological groundbreaker, and we were beyond elated. Which brings us to 2020.

For a literal DECADE, we’ve seen the film’s release date pushed further and further away from us and the current COVID-19 pandemic has put the fate of the franchise’s future up in the air once again.

Still, recent updates are giving us hope and some insight into what to expect.

Recently, the official Avatar Twitter account posted a new behind-the-scenes photo of Avatar 2 actors.

The new post features Zoe Saldana alongside Sam Worthington. Cliff Curtis and Kate Winslet. If you’re a TRUE fan of Avatar you’ll know that the upcoming sequels will feature an underwater world. The latest reveal from the Twitter account gave us a pretty fun hint at what the work going into that will look like. After all, the film’s performance capture scenes that are taking place underwater are a cinematic first!

“From the set of the sequels: Zoe Saldana, Sam Worthington, Kate Winslet, and Cliff Curtis taking a break from underwater performance capture for a quick photo,” the official Avatar movie account tweeted shared in a tweet from last week. “Fun fact: Much of the performance capture took place in this 900,000-gallon tank, built specifically for the sequels.”

Saldana, Afro-Latina Sci-Fi Queen, will reprise her role as Neytiri in the new series.

She is set to play alongside Worthington who will return as Jake Sully. Actress Kate Winslet joins the cast as the new character Ronal, and Curtis will play a new lead role.

Production for the first Avatar sequel was shut down in March due to the coronavirus pandemic.

In May, Deadline announced that production was picked back up in New Zealand. The decision was made because the country has new health and safety production protocols concerning COVID-19. “The country’s lockdown has been gradually eased in recent weeks and further significant relaxation is expected next week, including the permission for gatherings of up to 100 people. Domestic travel and office work is also due to resume,” Deadline reported in a piece about the sequel’s relocation. “The country has restricted international travel and required arrivals to quarantine for a period of time so the teams behind major international productions may need to wait a while longer but the path to a return is becoming clearer.”

After Avatar 2 is released on Dec. 17, 2021!!!

And the fun won’t stop there. Three more Avatar movies are expected to debut in 2023, 2025 and 2027. All featuring Saldana.

Zoe Saldaña, Rosario Dawson & Other Actresses Slay In The ‘Boss B**** Fight Challenge’

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Zoe Saldaña, Rosario Dawson & Other Actresses Slay In The ‘Boss B**** Fight Challenge’

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With production companies putting full stops to some of our most anticipated watches of the season because of the Coronavirus pandemic, we were pretty sure our hankering for some action-packed films would have to be assuaged by rewatches. Fortunately, actress and stuntwoman Zoë Bell had the brilliant idea to create the ultimate combating match!

In a recent short posted to her Instagram, Bell rounded up the top names in Hollywood for an incredible action-packed clip!

Bell’s five-minute-long action short titled “Boss Bitch Fight Challenge” features Rosario Dawson and Zoe Saldaña.

The action-packed video features the likes of Zoe Saldaña, Rosario Dawson Halle Berry, Elle Driver, Margot Robbie, Scarlett Johansson, Florence Pugh, Drew Barrymore, Cameron Diaz, Julia Butters, and Tamiko Brownlee. All of the celebrities in the film are fortunately taking part in social-distancing practices and features them from their homes.

In the clip, Bill kicks things off from her sofa before exclaiming “I am so bored. I just want to play with my friends.”

One of the bigger delights of the clip included a moment when Cameron Díaz made a return to acting.

Días who made her last film appearance in 2014 after announcing her retirement, surprised us when she joined in the fun and threw a few punches of her own.

“So much fun to participate in @therealzoebell’s #BossBitchFightChallenge. Fun way to fight boredom with some badass babes!” Díaz wrote in an Instagram caption of her post.
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Check out the action-packed video below!