Just as we predicted, Rutina Wesley's career is on the rise. The True Blood star is finally able to sink her fangs into some meatier roles, including a part opposite Idris Elba and Charlize Theron in Ridley Scott's Prometheus.
According to IMDB.com, the big-budget action flick is about a team of explorers who discover the origins of mankind on Earth and then must fight a battle to save the future of the human race. Wesley's role is described only as "Lara," but hopefully she gets to do some butt-kicking in her scenes. The film also stars Shame's Michael Fassbender and Girl With the Dragon Tattoo's Noomi Rapace.
Next up for Rutina, the highly-coveted lead role in Left to Tell, a biopic about a young woman who survived the Rwandan genocide by spending 91 days in a bathroom with eight other women, only to emerge and find her entire family had been murdered. The film is based on Imacculee Ilbagiza's best-selling memoir and is being produced by mPower, the company behind this year's powerful Machine Gun Preacher.
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