Simone's family has been critical of the decision to cast her in the role.In July 2016, during an interview with Net-a-Porter's The Edit, Saldana revealed that she has Hashimoto's thyroiditis, an autoimmune disease, along with her mother and sisters.'The productions I was slated to work on sort of had a panic.I heard through the grapevine there was even a conversation of me being written off of one of the projects.'Zoe added: 'I was like, "Oh, my God, are you kidding me? " Right when I just feel super-duper happy, is that inconvenient for you? ''Why is it so surprising, shocking - eventful that a man would take his wife's surname? 'Women have never been asked if it's OK for them to give up their names - why doesn’t that make the news?
I've been made aware that a comment I made regarding my marriage has garnered some attention.
To combat the effects of this disease, Saldana said she and her husband adhere to a gluten- and dairy-free diet.
'Let me tell you something, it will never be the right time for anybody in your life that you get pregnant,' she told USA Today.
In 2011, Saldana starred in the romantic comedy The Heart Specialist and played Cataleya Restrepo, a professional assassin, in the crime drama Colombiana.
While the latter film was met with negative reviews from critics, Saldana's performance was praised.
In 2004 she also made appearances in Haven and Temptation, both of which had little to no box office success.