Actor Jessica Alba poses at the Fifth Annual InStyle Awards at Getty Center in Los Angeles, California, U.S., October 21, 2019. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA – FEBRUARY 09: Jessica Alba attends the 2020 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on February 09, 2020 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/VF20/Getty Images for Vanity Fair)
BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA – FEBRUARY 09: Jessica Alba attends the 2020 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on February 09, 2020 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/WireImage)
MUNICH, GERMANY – SEPTEMBER 30: Actress Jessica Alba during the “Bits & Pretzels Founders Festival” at ICM Munich on September 30, 2019 in Munich, Germany. Bits & Pretzels is an application-only, three-day festival that connects 5,000 founders, investors, startup enthusiasts,taking place from September 29 to October 1, 2019. (Photo by Hannes Magerstaedt/Getty Images)
CULVER CITY, CALIFORNIA – NOVEMBER 09: Jessica Alba attends the 2019 Baby2Baby Gala Presented by Paul Mitchell at 3LABS on November 09, 2019 in Culver City, California. (Photo by Rodin Eckenroth/FilmMagic)
BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA – JANUARY 05: Jessica Alba attends the Warner Brothers and InStyle 21st Annual Post Golden Globes After Party Sponsored By L’Oreal Paris & Secret at Beverly Hills Hotel on January 05, 2020 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by David Crotty/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
Jessica Alba is getting into the Netflix action game. The actress will star in
Trigger Warning for the streaming service, with the film coming from director Mouly Surya, who helmed the well-recieved Cannes entry Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts that became Indonesia’s foreign film Oscar submission.
Trigger Warning centers on a traumatized veteran (Alba) who inherits her grandfather’s bar and faces a moral dilemma after learning the truth behind his untimely death. The film has a script from Josh Olson, who was nominated for an Oscar for the 2005 graphic novel adaptation A History of Violence, and John Brancato, whose credits include Terminator Salvation and the 2009 Bruce Willis sci-fi film Surrogates.
Thunder Road’s Basil Iwanyk and Erica Lee are producing, with Alba executive producing.
Alba’s credits include the 2000s
Fantastic Four films and the Sin City movies. She stars and executive produces Spectrum Original’s LA’s Finest.
The news comes on the heels of several high-profile moves for Netflix this week, including the acquisition of the Dwayne Johnson-Emily Blunt superhero movie
Ball and Chain and the streaming service circling Our Man From Jersey, a would-be starring vehicle for Mark Wahlberg. Netflix recently found success with Chris Hemsworth’s action movie Extraction, which it has touted as its top movie ever with an estimated 90 million accounts watching at least part of the film. A sequel is in the works with screenwriter Joe Russo.
Alba and Surya are repped by CAA.
Related Slideshow: Celebrities who married their fans (Provided by Photo Services)
The entertainment world is full of mysteries and surprises. While, there are cases of stars marrying within the entertainment industry, there have been rare instances of actors getting married to their fans.
Take a look at some of such famous couples.
One of the most beloved star couples of Bollywood, Dilip Kumar
and Saira Banu, have a lot of things about their chemistry that are worth talking about. Saira Banu was a hard-core Dilip Kumar fan before she met him in person and fell in love with him. Says she, “I was not just another girl smitten by Dilip Kumar. For me, it was no castle in the air because I had given my dream the strong foundation of faith- faith in myself and faith in God,” Saira recalls her love for the Tragedy King, which started at the age of 12. After five decades of marital bliss, this couple continues to be the beacon of hope for romantics everywhere.
Dimple married Rajesh at the age of 16 and it is said that he swept her off her feet with his undeniable charm. She hadn’t even completed her debut film when the couple got married.
“The biggest high for me was to marry Rajesh Khanna. That was a high and I don’t think my success was as much of a high as getting married to this superstar. I used to be a big fan of his, it was dream come true,” Dimple said regarding her impromptu wedding to Rajesh. Although their marriage did not last for more than a decade, this couple never got divorced and she even took care of him during his ailment just before he passed away.
Kiran was a fan of Aamir Khan before they got to work together in “Lagaan”.
“During Lagaan, I was a bit nervous as he was a big star and kept my distance. Also, I was seeing someone while Lagaan was on,” says Kiran.
Shobha, a flight attendant in her early days, is said to have been a huge fan of Jeetendra. They fell for each other at a young age and the Jumping Jack wed the love of his life in 1974.
Business tycoon Mayur Madhvani reportedly had a huge crush on the woman that reigned the Indian movie screens in the 60s and 70s. He was charmed by her dance moves and supreme acting. He wooed her and married her in the year 1974.
Two-time divorcee Nicolas Cage met his current wife Alice Kim while she was waitressing at a Los Angeles restaurant named Kabuki. She was apparently a huge fan of the action star and exchanged numbers with him. They got married in 2004 and have a son named Kal-El together. Although they separated in January 2016, they are still officially married.
Hathaway met admirer Adam Schulman through friends at the height of her stardom in 2008. “Adam totally ruined my plan. I was really actually looking forward to a little alone time and then I fell in love like a fool!” Anne said regarding their romance.
Stylist Jillian Fink, who was a huge fan of the “Grey’s Anatomy” star, was ecstatic on learning that Dempsey had made an appointment for her to cut his hair. The couple married in 1999. Fink still does Dempsey’s hair, now as both his stylist and his wife.
Steve reportedly met his wife Marjorie at a Memphis comedy club in 1990 where he was performing. Upon seeing her enter the room, Steve apparently declared on stage, “I don’t know who you are but I’m going to marry you.”
Jessica Allba met production assistant Cash Warren on the sets of “Fantastic Four” and it was instant chemistry for both of them. They have been married since 2008 and are parents of two girls.
Matt met his beautiful wife Luciana Barroso at a bar in 2002. Speaking to Ellen Degeneres about the encounter, the “Stuck on You” star said how the change in location of the shooting led him to his wife. “We were supposed to shoot in Hawaii and then the movie got moved to Miami. I had never really hung out in Miami. One night in the middle of the shoot, the crew, a couple guys, said, ‘We’re going to get a beer somewhere’—[They] kind of dragged me along [to a bar]. I literally saw her across a crowded room, literally. Eight years and four kids later, that’s my life.”
This hilarious talk show host met his wife of 15 years at the taping of one of his shows. He was taken aback by her the moment he met Liza Powel, who was a part of the skit he was performing at the time. The adorable clip of Conan meeting his wife and instantly falling in love is for all the world to see on YouTube.
Sure, both halves of this former couple are stars in their own right. However, Katie Holmes, who is 14 years younger than her ex-husband Tom Cruise has gone on record to say that she had a huge crush on him while growing up, thanks to films like “Cocktail” and “Risky Business”.
All the girls in the 50s were obsessed with Elvis Presley, but no one other than Priscilla got to marry the King of Rock and Roll. Priscilla was just 14 when she met Elvis and she impressed him so much in that very first meeting that the Elvis spent the next seven-and-a-half years courting her, before marrying her. Although they had a bitter break-up less than a decade later, their love story is proof that dreams of marrying your idol could come true – at least for some of us.
Now this is a story for the ages, complete with an anti-romantic Chritian Bale falling for a jack-of-all-trades Sibi Blazic. She was an assistant to Winona Ryder, who is a close friend of Christian’s when they met each other for the first time.
Since then, she has proved to be a truly resourceful woman, having stepped in as a stunt-woman for Bale’s “Batman” films. “She was chasing me through the city in Batman. She was driving one of the cop cars. She can do 180s and stunts and all that… She terrifies me,” Bale said regarding his wife’s skills.
Everyone had a crush on Fergie, including her now-husband Josh Duhamel. They met on the sets of Josh’s show “Las Vegas”, in which Fergie and her band Black Eyed Peas made a cameo appearance. Legend has it that Josh was fumbling on meeting his celebrity crush that he blurted out “You’re hot” when he met her.
Academy Award-winning Julia Roberts met her husband Daniel while working on the sets of her film “The Mexican”. He was a cameraman for the film and a huge fan of hers. The duo fell in love, broke up with their respective partners and got hitched to each other.
Kelly Preston and John Travolta met while filming the 1989 comedy “The Experts” and fell in love. However, Kelly claims that she had a premonition long before about marrying Travolta. She explains that she had a poster of “Grease” long ago and “I knew I’d be with him. I just knew. I was about 16 years old.”
Jackie Sandler was a fan of this comedy actor before she landed a role in Adam’s film “Big Daddy”. She even converted to Judaism in order to marry her idol in 2003 and is now mother to Sadie and Sunny Sandler.
David and Vicoria Beckham
British hunk David Beckham may be the dream husband for many women worldwide, but he was a huge fan of the Spice Girls in the ’90s. When he got the chance to meet Victoria in 1997 after a game, he did everything he could to turn his fantasy into a reality. Now, twenty years later, they are the power-couple everyone wants to be.