Amy Adams has cornered the market in wide-eyed ingenues, so news of her pregnancy caused some surprise. But, as she tells Rosamund Witcher, she's not as pure as she looks
To celebrate the release of the highlight anticipated Leap Year, starring Amy Adams and Matthew Goode, The Independent has a pair of tickets to a preview screening of the film this Wednesday (January 20) – over month before the film hits cinemas.
Nora Ephron's movie is a salute to Julia Child, "the woman who taught America how to cook", and, in Meryl Streep's impersonation of her, a relentlessly jolly person whose sing-song twitter became a staple of American TV in the Sixties.
Set in early 1960s New York, this is a sombre account of a priest accused of child abuse who is hounded out of his parish by Sister Aloysius Beauvier (Meryl Streep), the dragon-like headmistress of the local Catholic school.
Oscar-nominated actress Amy Adams tells Lesley O'Toole that although she's genetically happy, she is nothing like the wide-eyed naif of her roles
She's one of the greatest stars of our time, and the most nominated actress in Oscar history. But Meryl Streep has never surrendered to the Hollywood system. As her 60th birthday approaches, she discusses her acclaimed new film – and how she manages to stay sane after 30 years at the top