Tom Cruise Arnold Schwarzenegger
Bruce Willis Sigourney Weaver
Matt Damon Harrison Ford
Will Smith Lucy Liu
Choose one of these stars and find out:
- Which sci-fi films have they appeared in?
- What are the sci-fi films about?
- Do they have a particular style, or type of film they act in? (e.g. violent alien sci-fi)
- What sort of characters do they play in these film (e.g. a scientist or professor)?
- What qualities do you generally associate with the star (e.g. an intelligent hero)?
(These qualities are probably evident in all their films. For example, Harrison Ford is an intelligent hero – this shows in most of the films he is cast in.)
Stars are used to help market the film. They draw in their own fan-base and reassure fans it will be a good film.