Jessica Alba went on to play a variety of characters in the following films. In the dramedy Dear Eleanor (2014), she played a cabaret show performer, in the romantic comedy Some Kind of Beautiful (2014), she an athletic girlfriend of an English professor, in the thriller Stretch (also 2014), an emotionally vulnerable weapons trafficker in the crime comedy Barely Lethal (2015), and a documentary filmmaker in the horror film The Veil (2016).
These films were released in limited theaters and were made available on video-on-demand platforms. Alba played the girlfriend of a retired hitman in the action thriller Mechanic: Resurrection (2016), co-starring with Jason Statham. She trained in Krav Maga to prepare for the role and admired her character’s strength.
She commented that in films of this genre, the male protagonist always saves the female romantic lead, so it was refreshing for her to bring toughness and heart to the table. The global box office for Mechanic: Resurrection was $125.7 million.
In the future, Alba will not only star in but also executive produce, a new Disney+ documentary series named “Parenting Without Borders” (working title). The series will dig into the beliefs and parenting methods of families from many cultures around the world.
How did Jessica and Cash meet?
Little did Jessica Alba and Cash Warren realize that working on the Fantastic Four would be the beginning of their fairy tale love story rather than merely a job. Warren was a production assistant on the science fiction movie in 2004, in which Alba played Susan Storm, and the two started dating.
Is Jessica Alba still married to Cash?
Yes, on the filming of “The Fantastic Four” in 2004, actress Jessica Alba and director Cash Warren became friends. They eventually got married in 2008. The couple is currently commemorating fifteen years of marriage. On Instagram, Alba shared a photo of herself and Warren to mark the occasion.