Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Leighton Meester - Andy Samberg's love interest in I Hate You Dad

So Adam Sandler's getting old enough where he has played a man trying to get back with his ex (Funny People) and a man who is already married (Grown Ups). Now he plays the father, and Andy Samberg gets to play the young man with the love interest. And Andy's love interest is Leighton Meester.



Leighton Marissa Meester (born April 9, 1986) is an American actress and singer. Meester gained fame for playing the role of Blair Waldorf in the CW young-adult television series Gossip Girl. She most recently appeared in the 2010 country drama film Country Strong and the 2011 thriller The Roommate.

After her television debut in 1999 playing Alyssa Turner in Law & Order, Meester appeared as a guest in two more series before landing her big role in the movie Hangman's Curse, based on the best-selling book by Frank Peretti. Meester also appeared in Tarzan, which ran for only eight episodes. Meester started to land guest roles in other series such as Crossing Jordan, 8 Simple Rules, 7th Heaven, Veronica Mars, 24, and Entourage.



In 2005, Meester began a regular role in the series Surface as Savannah Bennet. Meester appeared in two more 2006 movies, Flourish and Inside. She also guest appeared in Numb3rs and in three episodes of House M.D. as Ali, a young girl who has a crush on House.

After that guest roles on CSI: Miami, Shark, and playing the female lead in the horror film Drive-Thru.



In 2007, Meester was cast in the CW's teen drama series Gossip Girl as Blair Waldorf. The show is based on the book series by Cecily von Ziegesar about the lives of New York's privileged Upper East Side young adults. Her performance is the most critically acclaimed of the show, with Blair being cited as the series' breakout character, and also garnering much media recognition due to her wardrobe.

In 2007, Meester appeared on the television film The Haunting of Sorority Row, and played a part in the ensemble comedy/drama Remember the Daze. She also appeared in the horror/thriller film Killer Movie in 2008.



Meester had a small role in the 2010 comedies Date Night and Going The Distance. She starred in Screen Gems' 2010 country drama Country Strong, and 2011 thriller The Roommate. She will star in The Uncatchable Cowgirl Bandits of Nottingham, Texas alongside Amber Heard; in the indie dramatic comedy The Oranges opposite Hugh Laurie; and will star next to Selena Gomez and Katie Cassidy in the young femme comedy Monte Carlo, loosely based on Jules Bass's young-adult book Headhunters.

Info from Wikipedia.

So do you think she's a worthy on-screen love interest for Andy Samberg?

Enjoy!

2 comments:

freya said...

i think i could do a better job... especially in any raunchy scenes ;) haha

The Animation Empire said...

Freya,

Ha! And all you have to do is star in a popular TV show first! =^)

- TAE

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