Starring alongside Bruce Willis and Joseph Gordon-Levitt in the newly released Looper, Emily Blunt’s career trajectory has been on a steep incline for some time now. After just six months drama training, Blunt made her theatrical debut alongside the legendary Dame Judi Dench and was dubbed “the most talented actress I’ve ever worked with,” by none other than Meryl Streep. Read on to find out more about the gifted Emily Blunt.
You know how it goes. You’re watching a film, possibly with friends if you have them, and an actor pops up. “Oooh him! What was he in?” Debates begin, IMDb is consulted. You find out that this actor was in quite a few films a couple of years ago, and was almost in Massive Moviestar territory, until seemingly it all went wrong. “What happened?” you wonder. We at Best for Film wonder also. Here’s our Top 10 Movie Stars that it Never Quite Happened For.
What is it that makes Colin Firth, Helen Mirren and Judi Dench so good at playing our monarchs of old? Is it maturity, is it talent or is it just that they all have a crown fetish? From the Sixteenth Century up to the present day, many actors have tried to play royalty, and few have succeeded. Those that have are celebrated here.