Keep Rising To The Top: Supporting Actresses Who Became Leading Ladies

March 24, 2012 ‐ By Julia Austin

"Zoe Saldana"

I love when sidekicks become leading ladies. We usually don’t even remember the humble roots of a star once she becomes big. But, if you look back at some of the first roles of these best friends/little sisters/love interests turned charming leading ladies, you’ll realize just how versatile an amazing she is…

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  • Prncssmn7

    I’m sorry, the biggest MOVIE ever. 

  • Prncssmn7

    Zoe Saldana was the female lead in the BIGGEST MOVE EVER (Avatar). How did that escape your attention?

  • Me

    The movie was “Colombiana” not “Colombia”. I’ma need whoever wrote this article to get it together. 

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  • sahdiyah

    “Breaking Bad” C’mon, thats just laziness on the author of this post part. Super Bad was one of the biggest break out comedies of the decade…*rolls eyes* Get it together.

  • Jazz

    Emma Stone was in Superbad not Breaking Bad…

  • Dani

    Too many freaking ads!

  • oh please everybody starts somewhere Joanne Woodwards first lead was her 3rd film and she won the best actress oscar for her work in  it. people that start as leads also eventually end up as supporting characters as they age

  • Hi, I love this post, but there is a small mistake, she played in the first Pirate of the Caribbean ^^