Wilde Wants More Female Leads in Sci-Fi Films

Actress Olivia Wilde is calling on Hollywood producers to take more "risks" and build sci-fi roles around strong female characters because she's tired of playing the "helpful sidekick".

The movie beauty starred alongside Jeff Bridges and Garrett Hedlund in last year's (10) Tron: Legacy and she appears in new futuristic western Cowboys & Aliens with Daniel Craig and Harrison Ford.

Wilde is eager to continue building on her sci-fi credentials, but she hopes she will one day get the chance to follow in Alien star Sigourney Weaver's footsteps and lead the cast in an all-action role.

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alycakes3744d ago

Well, she's very good in action movies so I know she's going to make more of them. Not all the good looking young actresses have been able to do that. Some have tried and failed. She's going to be great.