ShowTime: Rachel McAdams

ShowTime
Published: January, 2004

One-time figure skater McAdams, 24, escaped her small Canadian town of St. Thomas through Shakespeare camp. Up north, she was cast in subdued girl-next-door parts, but Hollywood fancies her to play rich debutantes with extreme personalities.

What’s special about her?I look like an angel, but I can play the bitch.”

What does she want?I want to push the envelope and see what I can get out of life but also live relatively normally.”

Upcoming films:Mean Girls” (April 2), “The Notebook” (July 30)