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Emily Olivia Leah Blunt is an English American actress and singer who is well known for her roles as Tempest Shadow in My Little Pony: The Movie, Emily Charlton in The Devil Wears Prada, Queen Victoria in The Young Victoria, Elise Sellas in The Adjustment Bureau, Miss Harriet Chetwode-Talbot in Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, Sara in Looper, and as Sergeant Rita Vrataski in Edge of Tomorrow.

For Disney, she made a guest appearance as Miss Piggy's Receptionist in the 2011 film The Muppets and voiced Juliet in the 2011 Touchstone Pictures film Gnomeo & Juliet. She also voiced Naoko Satomi in the 2014 English dub version of Studio Ghibli's, The Wind Rises and played the lead role of The Baker's Wife in the 2014 musical fantasy film Into the Woods.[1][2] She also played Dr. Ruthie "Pigface" Draper in the Touchstone Pictures film, Dan in Real Life. Blunt will play the title character in the 2018 film, Mary Poppins Returns, which is scheduled for release on December 25, 2018.[1] She will also play Lily Houghton in Jungle Cruise.

She is the wife of John Krasinski.

Disney Roles

Gallery

Trivia

  • Blunt was originally cast in the role of Black Widow in Iron Man 2,[3] but at the end, she passed the role to Scarlett Johansson due scheduling conflicts.
  • Blunt was once offered the role of Peggy Carter in Captain America: The First Avenger,[4] but she declined and at the end, Hayley Atwell was cast instead.

References

  1. "Emily Blunt Confirms 'Into the Woods' Starring Role; Jake Gyllenhaal, Too?" broadwayworld.com, Retrieved June 5, 2013
  2. "Emily Blunt to Sing Better in 'Into the Woods' Than She Did in That Karaoke Video" vulture.com, Retrieved June 5, 2013
  3. A Complete List of All the Actors Originally Considered for Roles in the Marvel Universe at Pajiba
  4. A Complete List of All the Actors Originally Considered for Roles in the Marvel Universe at Pajiba