Sam Worthington was plucked from obscurity (he says he was living in his car) when he landed his first American film role – that of a paraplegic marine in James Cameron's groundbreaking 3-D epic, "Avatar."
The 35-year-old Aussie has also played an empathic cyborg in "Terminator Salvation" and wore a mini-skirt (okay, a tunic) to play Perseus, the mortal son of Zeus, in the mythical money-maker "Clash of the Titans."
Now that he's gotten plenty of action, Worthington's about to reveal his dramatic chops in "The Debt," a thriller about a Mossad capture of a Nazi war criminal, also starring Jessica Chastain, Helen Mirren and Tom Wilkinson. Get More »
Sometimes Hollywood works in mysterious ways. Case in point: the upcoming thriller "Texas Killing Fields" is slated to make it's world premiere at the Venice International Film Festival early next month -- and as a result, the first trailer for the all-American film is entirely in Italian.