Alright, folks! Let’s dive into the lives of the cast of that awesome romantic comedy with Matthew McConaughey and Kate Hudson. You know, the one that had everyone dreaming about pulling off a stunning yellow gown? Yeah, How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, released in 2003. So, what’s been going on with our favorite stars since then?
Let’s start with Kate Hudson, who played the fabulous Andie Anderson. Before this film, she had already earned an Oscar nomination for Almost Famous in 2000. Since then, Hudson has remained in the spotlight, starring in movies like Fool’s Gold (2008), Bride Wars (2009), Something Borrowed (2011), and more recently, Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery (2022) and Music (2021). She’s also made appearances on Glee and the Apple TV+ show Truth Be Told. Hudson is a woman of many talents, as she launched her clothing brand called Fabletics and even started her own vodka company called King St. Vodka. She’s also an author, having published a book titled Pretty Happy: Healthy Ways to Love Your Body in 2016. If that’s not enough, she co-hosts a podcast with her brother, Oliver, called Sibling Revelry. Hudson is a proud mother of three kids from different relationships.
Now, let’s talk about the charismatic Matthew McConaughey, who played the charming Ben Barry. You can’t forget his famous line, “Alright, alright, alright.” Since the film’s release, McConaughey has achieved serious success, winning an Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in Dallas Buyers Club (2013). He’s been busy with movies like Magic Mike (2012), Mud (2012), and Interstellar (2014). He also starred in the first season of HBO’s True Detective and voiced Buster Moon in the Sing franchise. You might have seen him in those Lincoln car commercials where he shares some deep thoughts. McConaughey is also an advocate for gun control and has written a memoir titled Greenlights (2020). He’s even working on a picture book for kids called Just Because. McConaughey is happily married to Camila Alves, and they have three lovely children.
Next up is Kathryn Hahn, who played Andie’s best friend, Michelle. After her role in How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, Hahn appeared in various films like Step Brothers (2008), Revolutionary Road (2008), and Wanderlust (2012). She transitioned into lead roles in movies such as Afternoon Delight (2013) and Bad Moms (2016). Hahn’s work extended to television, where she appeared in HBO’s I Know This Much Is True and Disney+’s WandaVision, playing the popular character Agatha Harkness. In fact, Agatha is getting her own spin-off series called Agatha: Coven of Chaos. Hahn is married to Ethan Sandler, and they have a son and a daughter.
Adam Goldberg, who played Ben’s buddy Tony, has been keeping busy in the world of television. Before the rom-com, he appeared in films like Dazed and Confused (1993), Saving Private Ryan (1998), and A Beautiful Mind (2001). Since then, he has extensively acted on shows like Fargo, Taken, and The Equalizer. Fun fact: Goldberg is not only an actor but also a talented musician. He released an album in 2009 called Eros and Omissions, collaborating with Flaming Lips drummer Steven Drozd. Goldberg is married to artist and designer Roxanne Daner, and they have three sons.
Thomas Lennon, who played Thayer, has continued to work in rom-coms since his role in How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days. You may recognize him from movies like 17 Again (2009), I Love You, Man (2009), and We’re the Millers (2013). Lennon is also known for his roles in comedy series like the Reno 911! franchise and Bajillion Dollar Propertie$. Besides acting, Lennon is an accomplished comedy screenwriter and has written three young adult novels. He is married to actress Jenny Robertson, and they have a son.
Annie Parisse, who played Jeannie, had mainly worked in soap operas before joining the cast of the film. Since then, she has appeared in TV shows like Vinyl and Friends from College. Parisse starred alongside Al Pacino in the film Paterno (2018) and has also performed on stage in New York Public Theater’s Shakespeare in the Park productions. Parisse is married to actor Paul Sparks, and they have a son and a daughter.
Lastly, we have Bebe Neuwirth, who played Lana Jong, Andie’s tough boss. Neuwirth was already famous for her roles on Frasier and her Tony award-winning performance in the Broadway musical Chicago. She has continued to work on TV, Broadway, and film, appearing in shows like Madame Secretary and making a cameo in Netflix’s Tick, Tick…Boom! Neuwirth married director, producer, and writer Chris Calkins in a ceremony officiated by fellow actor Peter Coyote.
That’s a wrap on our cast updates! These talented actors have been busy pursuing their passions and leaving their mark in the entertainment industry more on www.reeltip.com.