Zap2it: What’s Rosemary’s state of mind?
Zoe Saldana: She is just living a little and taking a break. She comes to the city very excited. She is half-full, very spirited. Rosemary, at the time of life you are seeing her, is trying to mask the pain.
Zap2it: Have you spent time in France before?
Zoe Saldana: A lot. I have been coming for years. If you go to the south of France, you can understand more.
Zap2it: Had you seen the original movie?
Zoe Saldana: Two years ago was the last time I saw it. Mia Farrow gives a great performance. I didn’t want to remember that or remember the things that worked with John Cassavetes.
Zap2it: Do you worry about the reaction to remaking an iconic movie?
Zoe Saldana: Remakes are very risky things. People who saw “Rosemary’s Baby” are going to have something to say about it. I wish it were a natural feeling for me to care about what other people think. In a way, it is very liberating as well.
Zap2it: You’re a producer on this, but aren’t you in a production company with your sisters?
Zoe Saldana: We are three sisters, and we have a deal with Lion’s Gate. Cinestar is our company, and I am very, very happy. We knew we were going to be together always, even if we sold oranges together on a corner, we knew we would be together. It wasn’t just you are getting a credit. As soon as I came on board, [I] was integrated into the decision making.