Emily Blunt (born February 23, 1983) is a Golden Globe Award-winning English actress best known for her work in the films My Summer of Love and her appearance as Emily Charlton in The Devil Wears Prada.
Blunt dropped out of drama school to make her professional debut in a 2001 production of The Royal Family directed by Peter Hall, which won her the Evening Standard Theatre Award for best newcomer. In 2003, she made her screen debut in the British television drama Boudica, about the life of the ancient British warrior-queen who fought the Romans. She also won considerable praise for her performance as the 16th-century queen Catherine Howard in the two-part British television drama Henry VIII.
Blunt's breakout however, was as Tamsin in the dark British movie, My Summer of Love in 2004, which portrayed a story of deception and lesbian love in the English countryside. For her role, she shared an Evening Standard British Film Award for Most Promising Newcomer with co-star Nathalie Press.
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Charlie Wilson's War is a 2007 drama film about Democratic Texas Congressman Charlie Wilson, who conspired with a rogue CIA operative named Gust Avrakotos to launch an operation to help the Afghan Mujahideen during the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan. It is based on a 2003 book of the same title by George Crile. Starring Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts and Phillip Seymour Hoffman.
On January 18, 2007, a 34-year-old special-effects assistant suffered head and facial injuries when a hand-held mortar exploded while being tested on the set for the film.Emily Blunt and Amy Adams make cameo appearances in this film.
Wind Chill is a 2007 film starring Emily Blunt and Ashton Holmes. George Clooney and Steven Soderbergh are among the producers of the project. The movie was directed by Gregory Jacobs, who previously directed the well-received movie Criminal. The film began filming in the Vancouver area on February 1st, 2006, has been completed and is opening in limited distribution on April 27, 2007.
The movie will be released onto DVD on September 4, 2007.
In this film, two Portland college students share a ride home for Christmas. Unfortunately, their car gets run off the road by another car on "scenic" Route 606 and they become lodged and stranded in a snow drift, where they are preyed upon by the spirits of those who have died there in the past.
The college scenes in the film were shot at the University of British Columbia near Vancouver. Outdoor scenes of the movie were shot near Peachland, British Columbia, in February and March 2006.
The Devil Wears Prada is an Academy Award-nominated 2006 comedy-drama film, a loose screen adaptation of Lauren Weisberger's 2003 novel of the same name. It stars Anne Hathaway as Andrea "Andy" Sachs, a recent college graduate who comes to New York City and gets a job as a co-assistant to powerful and demanding fashion magazine editor Miranda Priestly, played by Meryl Streep. Emily Blunt and Stanley Tucci co-star, with Adrian Grenier, Simon Baker and Tracie Thoms playing key supporting roles. Wendy Finerman produced and David Frankel directed; the film was distributed by 20th Century Fox.
Streep's performance drew rave reviews from critics and later earned her many award nominations, including her record-setting 14th Oscar bid, as well as a Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical. Blunt also drew favorable notice and nominations, as did many of those involved in the film's production. While critical reaction to the film as a whole was more measured, it received generally...,
My Summer of Love (2004) is a British film written and directed by Pawel Pawlikowski. Based on a novel by Helen Cross, the film explores the relationship between two young women from different classes and backgrounds. Working class Mona (Press), whose once-hotheaded brother (Considine) became a born again Christian in prison, meets upper middle class Tamsin (Blunt) who suffers from a lack of love in her family. Filmed in West-Yorkshire, largely in the beautiful country surroundings of a small town, the film displays a sun-dappled innocence illuminating Mona's relationship with Tamsin. The film went on to win a BAFTA.
The film's opening is set in the beautiful countryside of Yorkshire, and reflects the main premise and theme of the film. Two girls meet for the first time when Tamsin (Emily Blunt), a manipulative, rich girl suffering from parental neglect, rides into a field on horseback and chances upon Mona (Natalie Press), a simple working-class girl, while the latter is resting in...,
Emily Blunt was born in London, Greater London