’500 DAYS OF SUMMER’ ACTRESS ZOOEY DESCHANEL
Being hailed as this year's breakout Sundance hit, 500 Days of Summer opens in limited release this weekend. While I cannot attest to whether or not it's a breakout Sundance hit, I can confirm that it is a breakout reason to see Zooey Deschanel act adorable on a giant movie screen. Although, to be fair, every movie she is in counts as one of those. From small parts in films like Almost Famous to a romantic lead in the holiday classic Elf, she's been every indie nerd's dream for quite a while (she even has a respectable indie band, for goodness sakes!). She even made The Happening bearable!... well, ok, she actually didn't, but it's not like she hurt the already awful movie or anything.A word from Zooey: "I don't really like to go out very much. I'm not scandalous. I'm not, like, in this to be famous. I also find it so embarrassing when you read about people and it's like they were so trashed at Skybar and stumbling around. I don't want to be that person. That's just so embarrassing to have that written about you."...And that's exactly why you're awesome, Zooey. Check out more non-scandalous, albeit very pretty, photos of her after the jump!