Over the past few years, Amy Adams has quickly risen from supporting actress to A-list superstar. With a jaw-dropping breakout performance in the 2005 indie flick, “Junebug,” a lead role in the 2007 hit, “Enchanted,” along with critically-acclaimed performances in “Julie & Julia,” and “The Fighter,” the redhead beauty has chosen a wide array of roles that prove she can master every genre of film.
This fall, Adams returns to the big screen in the highly-anticipated comedy, “The Muppets.” Adams will star alongside funny-man Jason Segel in the flick. Segel, who wrote the screenplay for the film, said he had only Adams in mind while writing the lead female role.
“I wrote it for her. She was in my mind from the beginning,“ Segel said. “I mean this woman can do anything. But she’s able to do this wide-eyed naivety that is not part of her personality in real life. She’s one of the most smart, on top of it women I’ve ever met,” he gushed.
According to OK! Magazine, in order to ensure Adams accepted the role, Segel had a very special someone personally invite her to join the cast; Kermit the Frog.
”Once Kermit asks you to do something it is really hard to look at him and say, ‘No.’ So I was hooked!” Adams told reporters.
The Oscar nominated actress also snagged the coveted role of Lois Lane in the upcoming “Superman” remake film due out late next year. Director Zack Snyder said Adams was the perfect choice for the role because “she has the talent to capture all of the qualities we love about Lois: smart, tough, funny, warm, ambitious and, of course, beautiful.”
With a spree of major motion pictures on the horizon, Amy Adams is continuing to take Hollywood by storm. Take a look at the loveable redhead’s rise to super-stardom, and don’t forget to check out “The Muppets” when it hits theaters on November 23.