The couple has to face the doubts and criticism of friends and family.
As the promotional posters read, "How can a 10 go for a 5?
It’s just like the movie – men forget what they were saying and stare in pure wonder. This is becoming something of a theme for Alice, 27.
In Starter for 10, she was Alice, a frostier, shallower fantasy blonde than Molly in She’s Out of My League, but a perfect, perfectly unattainable fantasy nonetheless for James Mc Avoy’s gawky student Brian.
She can reveal virtually nothing of the film’s plot, but what she does say is telling: ‘I play the young nanny and these are married women and sometimes the nanny can pose a threat.’In other words, Alice’s character in SATC2 is another head-turner to make Charlotte, Carrie and co jealous.
And all this on top of She’s Out of My League, a movie in which she is cast as the apogee of female perfection, a girl so far beyond the hopes of another nerdy guy, played by Jay Baruchel, that of course they end up together.
She’s wearing a felt fedora and a beige trench coat which, were it not for vertiginous heels, would make her look a bit like a private eye in a 1950s film noir.
But if her look is designed to avoid attention, it does the opposite.
At the same time, he has to contend with friends who offer varying degrees of bad advice and a family who’d rather hang out with his ex and her new boyfriend than with him. For every big American movie I’ve been the supporting cast member, I’ve gone home and done a bunch of cool indies in Canada, so for every big American movie where I’ve been the supporting guy, there’s been an equal amount of Canadian movies back home which I’m real proud of where I’ve been the lead. Once I got past all of my vanity issues of being the ugly guy or whatever in the movie I was able to see that I could do something real cool in it.On TV, in the BBC adaptation of Jonathan Coe’s The Rotters’ Club, she played Cicely Boyd, another pedestal poster-girl for a geeky boy.And in her highest-profile role to date, next month she will appear in Sex and the City 2, as an Irish nanny employed by Charlotte (Kristin Davis).Damon married the former bartender and became stepdad to Luciana's daughter from a previous marriage. Gorgeous red-headed "Desperate Housewives" actress Marcia Cross is yet another star who has fallen for someone out of the spotlight.People Magazine reported in 2006 that Cross married stockbroker Tom Mahoney.She's Out of My League is a 2010 American romantic comedy film directed by Jim Field Smith and written by Sean Anders and John Morris.