Disney’s Muppets Cast Bio for Amy Adams

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AMY ADAMS (Mary) has been nominated three times for the Academy Award®. Recently, she was seen in David O. Russell’s “The Fighter” opposite Mark Wahlberg and Christian Bale, in which she plays Charlene, a tough bartender from Massachusetts who begins dating boxer “Irish” Micky Ward (Wahlberg). The film revolves around Ward and trainer-brother Dicky Eklund (Bale), chronicling their early days in Massachusetts, through Eklund’s battle with drugs and Ward’s eventual world championship in London. Adams’ role garnered her a Golden Globe®, SAG and BAFTA nominations as well as her third Oscar® nomination in five years.


Adams will next be seen in “On the Road” opposite Viggo Mortensen and Kristen Stewart. Walter Salles is directing the adaptation of the novel by Jack Kerouac.


Adams recently wrapped production on Paul Thomas Anderson’s “The Master” opposite Philip Seymour Hoffman and Joaquin Phoenix. She plays Mary Sue Dodd, the wife of Hoffman’s character, a man who returns from witnessing the horror of WWII and in an attempt to find himself, forms a belief system that catches on in the 1950s. The film is scheduled to be released in 2012.


Adams will soon begin production on Zack Snyder’s “Man of Steel” the “Superman” reboot for Warner Bros., in which she will play Lois Lane. The film also stars Henry Cavill as Superman and Diane Lane, Kevin Costner and Michael Shannon.


Adams starred in Nora Ephron’s “Julie & 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. “Enchanted” is a romantic fable that mixes live action with CG animation for Disney. The film earned her a Golden Globe® nomination for Best Actress.


For her role in Phil Morrison’s “Junebug” in 2005 Adams earned her first Academy Award® and SAG Award 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. 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 awestruck by the arrival of her glamorous sister-in-law.



Adams’ other film credits include Shawn Levy’s “Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian” opposite Ben Stiller, Christine Jeffs and Karen Moncrieff’s critically acclaimed “Sunshine Cleaning” opposite Emily Blunt and Alan Arkin, Mike Nichols’ “Charlie Wilson’s War” opposite Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts and Philip 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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