Naturally, she is making hay while the spotlight shines. "Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day," opening Friday, marks her eighth film since she appeared in "Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby" in the summer of 2006. She recently signed up for the sequel to "Night at the Museum."
Adams is 33. Not an age where a fresh-faced optimist has to panic. Not an age where one floats out of bed like a Disney princess either.
Journalists turned her brief stint as a waitress at Hooter's into entire Sunday features. It seemed everybody wanted to know who the heck the perky strawberry blonde out of nowhere was. Family members became local celebrities by way of association.
Source: Ron Dicker / The Courant