acting debut Michelle Rodriguez It was the role of Diana Guzman in the movie “Rebel” (2000). To appear in Karen Kusama’s sports drama, the 22-year-old had to beat 350 other candidates. The young actress played an aggressive teenager who is in danger of being expelled from school due to constant fights. Therefore, the girl decided to give vent to her aggression in the ring. The boxer’s performance brought up junior accolades: Gotham and the National Board of Review and showed she had a lot of potential.
A year later, Rodriguez appeared in an action movie “The Fast and the Furious” (2001). At that time, no one could have imagined that the film would soon become a cult classic and become the beginning of a series of eight titles, which have already collected several billion dollars worldwide.
The following year, the actress, who has roots in the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico, starred in a horror movie, Fast and the Furious, which became an unexpected hit and soon had several sequels. “vampire” (2002) by Paul WS Anderson was an adaptation of a cult computer game about a commando unit trying to restore order in a laboratory after a dangerous virus is released. In 2012, Rodriguez reprized the role of Rain Ocampo in “Resident Evil: Retribution,” and the series ended after four years with “Resident Evil: Final Chapter.”
After performing in “The Fast and the Furious” and “Resident Evil”, Rodriguez became so vocal that she decided to take the help of the producers of the most popular series at that time – “Lost”, who entrusted her with the role of Ana Lucia Cortez. The star appeared in the final episode of the first season and played an ex-police officer/airport security guard in the second episode of “Lost”.
However, the following years were not so successful for the artist. Her many films (“Sweat”, “Control”, “The Battle in Seattle”) passed completely unnoticed. She managed to get back into her first acting role thanks to her role in the highest-grossing movie in history, ie “Gods” (2009). Reportedly, superhero production director James Cameron has been dreaming of working with the actress ever since he saw her a few years ago in Rebellious. In his film, he entrusts her with the role of pilot Trudy Chacon, who is supposed to support the title program, but sympathizes with the Na’Vi tribe.
A year later, we saw the actress in a film by a Mexican director of the same name. in “Scythes” (2010) Roberto Rodriguez played the brave Luz, who supports the title character in his actions. The actress reprized the role three years later in the titled sequel “kills with machetes”.
In 2011, Rodriguez played a marine in an action movie “Invasion: Battle of Los Angeles”. Jonathan Liebesman’s production was about an alien invasion on Earth and the titular city that becomes humanity’s last stronghold. However, the production was not successful, which confirmed the actress’s belief that it is better to return to proven projects than to participate in unproven projects, hence her appearance in the following parts of “Fast and Furious”, “Resident Evil” and “Scythes”. .
For years, Rodriguez avoided talking about her private life, saying she would sooner make a sex tape than reveal details of her intimate life. In 2013, after a series of press statements referring to her homosexuality, she decided to talk about her preferences.
“I don’t talk about what I do with my vagina over and over again, so the media keeps speculating. I never go on the red carpet socially, so they’re like, ‘What are you doing with her vagina?'” “I think I’m a lesbian,” Rodriguez complained about the level of modern media in an interview with Entertainment Weekly.
However, the actress quickly added that gossip sites aren’t far from the truth. “I like it either way. I do what I want. I’m very curious.” [świata]To sit here and not try it whenever the chance arises. Men are intriguing. “Girls, too,” said Rodriguez.
The star has not been idle lately. In 2018, we saw her in Steve McQueen’s crime drama “widows”. It was the story of four women (in addition to Rodriguez, also Viola Davis, Elizabeth Debicki, and Cynthia Erivo) who have nothing in common other than a debt left to them by their dead husbands involved in criminal activities.
A year later, the artist appeared in the famous action movie Roberto Rodriguez “Alita: Battle Angel”. The title character here wakes up in a future world that you don’t know about. She is cared for by Ido (Christoph Waltz), a sympathetic doctor who realizes that an abandoned cyborg body hides the heart and soul of a young woman with an unusual past.
In the ninth part “fast and angry” Rodriguez reprized her role as Letty Ortiz. Its heroines live a quiet life with Dominic (Vin Diesel) and their son, Brian. However, there are still various dangers for them. This time Dominic will have to face the ghosts of his past. His team will team up again to defeat their enemy – superstar driver Jacob Toretto (John Cena), who is Dominic’s brother who has been at odds with him for many years.
The actress will also appear in the tenth part of the series, which will be directed by Louis Leiter. “He’s great,” Michelle Rodriguez said of the French director. He came with all this energy of love. We haven’t had that in The Fast and the Furious for a long time. [..] We’ve been doing this for 20 years. After all this time, you get bored and forget why you’re doing it until a director like Lewis comes along and reminds you, “This is beautiful.” Let’s go create magic. “We are lucky to have him,” she said.
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