I was first struck by British actress Emily Blunt in The Devil Wears Prada where she played the crabby and disgruntled assistant to Miranda Priestly, played by Meryl Streep. Blunt’s character, Emily, managed to be a complete terror but completely loveable at the same time.
Needless to say, I loved her performance, but it wasn’t until I saw her roles in The Jane Austen Book Club and Sunshine Cleaning that I became familiar with Emily Blunt’s name and began to look out for her in films.
What I love about Emily Blunt is her spunk and versatility. She adopts each role and adds a little spice. She’s the type of character to enter the scene with all eyes on her and
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completely steal the show from the leading lady.
Now that she’s a leading lady of her own, Emily Blunt is taking the spotlight as a well-known celebrity. Not only is she engaged to The Office‘s dreamy John Krasinski, but she has several major films on the way. Yay!
Blunt’s much anticipated The Young Victoria is being released in select theatres on Dec 18th. The film details the early reign of 18-year-old Queen Victoria and the love and passion she shared with Prince Albert.
A Victorian Era romance complete with period costumes? Yes, please! All hail Emily Blunt!!