The Italian-Canadian co-production was filmed in Sicily when Mc Adams was 22 years old, and it marked her first time on an airplane.

Mc Adams' break-out role came in 2004, when she starred in the comedy film Mean Girls opposite Lindsay Lohan, Lacey Chabert, and Amanda Seyfried, based on Rosalind Wiseman's book Queen Bees and Wannabes.

Craven has said Mc Adams was the only actress he considered for the part.

while Roger Ebert of the Chicago Sun-Times asserted that "she brings more presence and credibility to her role than is really expected; she acts without betraying the slightest awareness that she's inside a genre.

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They two will play struggling Icelandic musicians Lars Erickssong and Sigrit Ericksdottir.

She was hailed by the media as Hollywood's new "it girl", and received a BAFTA Award nomination for Best Rising Star.

After a two-year break, Mc Adams starred in two limited-release films in 2008, the film noir Married Life and the road trip drama The Lucky Ones.In 2018, she starred in the comedy Game Night and the romantic drama Disobedience.She also made her Canadian film debut that year in the comedy My Name is Tanino.Mc Adams was 25 years old when she was cast as the mean high school queen bee Regina George, and she modelled her character on Alec Baldwin's performance in the drama Glengarry Glen Ross (1992).Tina Fey, who co‑starred in the film and wrote the screenplay, has credited Mc Adams with teaching her how to act in front of a camera rather than an audience: "She's a film actor. And so I kind of learned that lesson from watching her." Later in 2004, Mc Adams starred opposite fellow Canadian Ryan Gosling in the romantic drama The Notebook, based on Nicholas Sparks' novel of the same name.She then had starring roles in the films Midnight in Paris (2011), The Vow (2012), and About Time (2013).