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Wednesday 13 December 2017

Zoe: Heels a struggle after Avatar

Zoe Saldana had shoe issues after starring in Avatar
Zoe Saldana had shoe issues after starring in Avatar

Zoe Saldana has revealed she struggled to walk in high-heels after all her action work in Avatar.

The Star Trek actress - who had to perform bare-foot for CGI 3D cameras playing Na'vi Neytiri in the James Cameron blockbuster - stars alongside Chris Rock in comedy Death At A Funeral.

Zoe revealed: "I did a comedy where I had to wear heels, which felt strange - after Star Trek and Avatar I couldn't even walk in shoes at all, I said, 'what are these?'"

The 31-year-old said she had to be persuaded to try comedy.

She said: "It was time to take a break from action because I was becoming really intense. Members of my team were saying to me 'Zoe go and do this comedy' I was saying 'I don't want to, I want to do something more intense'.

"But they insisted 'Go do the Neil LaBute comedy' (Death At A Funeral). So I did and I had a blast and loved it and it was so relaxing.

"Don't get me wrong, I don't box myself into action and drama. I will do whatever comes my way. I'm just saying that I love hanging from a wire, in the same way that I also love Romeo coming to rescue me."

:: Avatar is out on Blu-ray and DVD now.

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