A four time Academy Award -nominated actress, AMY ADAMS (Sydney Prosser) has
built an impressive body of work, challenging herself with each new role.
Adams was recently seen in Zack Snyder's Superman reboot for Warner Bros., Man
of Steel, in the role of Lois Lane. The film has grossed roughly $670 million to
date and posted the highest June opening ever.
Adams will next be seen in Spike Jonze's Her opposite Joaquin Phoenix, which is
scheduled to be released by Warner Bros. on December 18, 2014.
Adams recently wrapped production on Tim Burton's Big Eyes opposite Christoph
Waltz. In the biographical drama, Adams will play Margaret Keane, and Waltz will
play her husband, Walter Keane. The film tells the real-life story of the iconic
couple who found immense success marketing paintings of large eyed children back
in the 1950s and '60s, with Walter taking the credit for his shy wife's
Adams recently starred in Paul Thomas Anderson's The Master, opposite Joaquin
Phoenix and Philip Seymour Hoffman. Adams' role garnered a Golden Globe and
BAFTA nomination in addition to her fourth Academy Award nomination.
In summer of 2012, Adams played the Baker's Wife in Into the Woods as part of
Shakespeare in the Park at the Delacorte.
Adams has teamed with Maven Pictures' Trudie Styler and Celine Rattray to
produce Object of Beauty, which she is also set to star in. The film is based on
the novel by Steve Martin and follows a clever young art entrepreneur who climbs
from gallery assistant to gallery owner.
Previously, Adams starred in David O. Russell's The Fighter, opposite Mark
Wahlberg and Christian Bale. Adams' role garnered her a Golden Globe, SAG and
BAFTA nomination as well as her third Oscar nomination in five years. Adams
also starred in Nora Ephron's Julie and Julia, reuniting with costar Meryl
Streep, having previously starred opposite Streep and Philip Seymour Hoffman in
John Patrick Shanley's Oscar nominated film Doubt, which earned Adams her
second Academy Award nomination.
Adams starred in Kevin Lima's Enchanted opposite Patrick Dempsey and Susan
Sarandon. The film was released on November 21st, 2007, grossed over 300 million
dollars worldwide, and earned Adams a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress.
Adams' role in Phil Morrison's Junebug in 2005 earned her, her first Academy
Award and SAG nominations. She won an Independent Spirit Award, Broadcast Film
Critics Association Award, National Society of Film Critics Award, a San
Francisco Film Critics Society Award, as well as the Breakthrough Gotham Award
for her role. Adams also won the Special Jury Prize for Acting at the 2005
Sundance Film Festival for her role as the pregnant, childlike Ashley, who is
awe-struck by the arrival of her glamorous sister-in-law.
Adams' other film credits include Robert Lorenz's Trouble with the Curve
opposite Clint Eastwood; Walter Salle's adaptation of Jack Kerouac's seminal
beat generation novel, On The Road; Disney's The Muppets opposite Jason Segal;
Shawn Levy's Night At The Museum 2: Battle at The Smithsonian opposite Ben
Stiller; Christine Jeffs and Karen Moncrieff's critically acclaimed film
Sunshine Cleaning opposite Emily Blunt and Alan Arkin; Mike Nichols' Charlie
Wilson's War opposite Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts and Phillip Seymour Hoffman;
Bharat Nalluri's Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day opposite Frances McDormand, and
Steven Spielberg's Catch Me If You Can with Leonardo DiCaprio.
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