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Zoe Saldana, who sported blue skin in Avatar, shocked to see herself green in Guardians

Published on Jul 10, 2014 1:12 PM

One would imagine that Avatar star Zoe Saldana would be used to seeing herself in odd shades of colours since she was CGI-ed blue to play alien Neytiri in the science-fiction blockbuster Avatar (2009).

But no. She claims she was shocked to see herself with green complexion when Saldana woke up after her first make-up session for her new role in the Marvel movie Guardians Of The Galaxy.

In Singapore on Thursday to promote the movie, the 36-year-old American actress, who takes on the role of Gamora, a deadly green-skinned assassin, says: "I woke up and it really caused such an impression. Oh no, what happened to my face? I had forgotten that I had said yes to the role."

She was joined by co-star former WWE championship wrestler Dave Bautista, 45 and the film's director James Gunn, 43, at a press conference held at Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre earlier. The wrestler-turned-actor Bautista, 45, plays Drax the Destroyer, a brute bent on vengeance.

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