Jessica Alba’s career was really launched when she was cast as the genetically modified super soldier Max Guevara in the FOX science fiction series Dark Angel. She was chosen for the part by James Cameron out of more than a thousand applicants.
From 2000 to 2002, Dark Angel ran on television for two seasons and received favorable reviews. Due to her excellent work, Alba was nominated for a Golden Globe, won the Teen Choice Award for Choice Actress, and won the Saturn Award for Best Actress. Her portrayal of Max Guevara has been hailed as a feminist icon and a representation of women’s emancipation.
Her portrayal of Max Guevara has been hailed as a feminist icon and a representation of women’s emancipation. Audiences connected with Max’s aversion to using weapons and dependence on martial arts and brains as weapons. The persona was actually named #17 on TV Guide’s list of the “25 Greatest Sci-Fi Legends” in 2004.
After she was successful on Dark Angel, Alba’s cinematic career really took off. When she played an ambitious dancer-choreographer in the movie Honey in 2003, she had a breakthrough on the big screen.
Although there were conflicting opinions on the film, Alba’s acting and the upbeat dance sequences won plaudits. Honey, which cost $18 million to produce, ended up grossing $62.2 million at the movie office.
What car does Jessica Alba drive?
The stock BMW 750i owned by Jessica costs close to $88,000. The 4.4L TwinTurbo V8 engine in the 2015 BMW 7 Series 750i is mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission with overdrive. Together, they produce 480 lb-ft of torque and 445 horsepower.