The Sydney Morning Herald – Emily’s star on rise

February 6

The English actor has bloomed since The Devil Wears Prada, writes David Michael.

With awards fever last year homing in on English actor Emily Blunt’s breakout performance as the deliciously unhinged personal assistant to Meryl Streep’s Miranda Priestly in The Devil Wears Prada, Oscar winner Philip Seymour Hoffman, who was working alongside Blunt on the set of Charlie Wilson’s War at the time, passed on his experience of acceptance speeches.

“You’re going to hate yourself,” he told her, to which she replied, “I think I’ll be all right.”

On the night of the Golden Globes, while an award for The Devils Wears Prada wasn’t forthcoming, Blunt, 24, scooped a best supporting actress gong for her lesser known role in the BBC TV drama Gideon’s Daughter.

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The Vancouver Sun – Emily Blunt works double…

February 6

…shift at Sundance.

British actress Emily Blunt wants nothing better than to laze around on the couch, but at the Sundance Film Festival she is working double time to promote two movies in which she plays a pothead and a publicist.

Running from interview to interview like the acidic, overworked assistant to Meryl Streep’s Miranda in her break-out role in “The Devil Wears Prada,” the 24-year-old Blunt finds the demands on her time, “a bit overwhelming.”

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