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Zoe Saldana: "Sci-Fi roles have made me colourblind"

STAR: Zoe Saldana

ZOE SALDANA has said that thanks to science-fiction, she is "colour blind" and "gender-blind" when it comes to acting.

The Dominican-American actress, who is currently promoting Guardians of The Galaxy 2, spoke about her love of sci-fi movies in a recent interview, stating that those movies helped her see beyond colour and gender.

“I get to imagine the unimaginable. I’m always in awe of writers, directors and actors who are able to pull off a world we’ve never seen – I love working with people who let their imaginations go. Plus, you get to play characters who defy gravity. I like that,” said Saldana to the Daily Telegraph.

The actress, who has starred in sci-fi flicks including Avatar and Star Trek Beyond continued, saying: “It makes me feel superhuman because, obviously, it’s been brought to my attention continuously since I was born that I’m not a conventional person because of the colour of my skin or my gender or my cultural background.”

“So I think science fiction has given me the ability as an artist to be colourblind, and gender-blind, and to imagine and reinvent myself and be the chameleon actors are supposed to be.”

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