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.
She starred with Pierce Brosnan and Chris Cooper in the 1940s film noir Married Life where she played Kay Nesbitt, a young widow who wins the affections of Brosnan and Cooper's older characters.She returned to prominence in 2009 by appearing in the political-thriller State of Play, the science-fiction romantic drama The Time Traveler's Wife and the mystery action-adventure film Sherlock Holmes.In 2010, Mc Adams appeared in her first star vehicle, the comedy Morning Glory.Mc Adams rose to fame in 2004 with roles in the comedy Mean Girls and the romantic drama, The Notebook.In 2005, she starred in the romantic comedy Wedding Crashers, the psychological thriller Red Eye, and the comedy-drama The Family Stone.In preparation for the role, Mc Adams studied old films, particularly those of Kim Novak.Todd Mc Carthy of Variety criticized her break from the big screen but felt that, despite a performance of "tender feeling", "her natural vivaciousness and spontaneity are straightjacketed" by the film noir format.In 2016, she starred as Christine Palmer in the Marvel Cinematic Universe superhero film Doctor Strange.Mc Adams began figure skating when she was four years old, but turned down an opportunity to move to Toronto when she was nine years old for pair skating training. She also made her Canadian film debut that year in the comedy My Name is Tanino.Rachel was serious with Michael Sheen and rumored to have dated her True Detective costar Taylor Kitsch, while Ryan and his current leading lady, Eva Mendes, share two daughters together, Esmeralda and Amada.Ryan and Rachel might be over, but in honor of the their epic love in The Notebook, we're looking back at 10 sweet snaps that will really make you want them back.