Columbia Pictures has released images of Zoe Saldana in the upcoming film Colombiana. The film was directed by Olivier Megaton from a script written by Luc Besson. The film also co-stars Michael Vartan.
The story centers on Cataleya Restrepo who at age 10 sees the brutal murder of her parents by a Colombian drug lord Don Luis. Cataleya manages to escape the bullets of the assassin and reach Chicago, where her uncle Emilio lives, also a gangster.
Emilio is doing his best to remove Cataleya from the criminal life, but she is determined to become a professional killer. At 25, Cataleya has become a real killer operating on behalf of her uncle, Emilio. But her sole desire is to find Don Luis to avenge the death of her parents.
The film is scheduled to hit theaters in September 2011.