Dreams Come True for Enchanted Star

Longtime supporting actress Adams revels in box office success
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 27, 2007 4:10 PM CST
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and actress Amy Adams arrive at the premiere of "Enchanted" at the Ziegfeld Theatre, Monday Nov. 19, 2007, in New York. (AP Photo/Peter Kramer)   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – Movie princess Amy Adams can't wait to see what happens after her fairy tale's "happily ever after" ending, she tells MTV. Her hit musical Enchanted pulled in $50 million over the Thanksgiving weekend and looks like an early awards favorite, meaning the the veteran actress-turned-overnight sensation's years in the background may be over.

Adams, 33, worked at the Gap and Hooters before breaking into movies and TV. She spent years in supporting roles before wowing the indie circuit with 2005's Junebug; her scene-stealing turn earned her an Academy Award nomination. Now hitting the big time with Enchanted, Princess Giselle's alter ego is headed for the A list.