Zoe Saldaña is an actor who lays claim to some of the biggest box-office franchises of our time—from Avatar, to Star Trek, and Guardians of the Galaxy. On that note, you can catch her in the long-awaited, James Cameron–directed Avatar: The Way of the Water, in theaters December 16th. But how is she with spicy food? Find out as the Saldaña takes on the wings of death and discusses her love of sci-fi, behind-the-scenes Avatar moments, and how being a ballerina set her up for a career as an action star.