The Devil Wears Prada (2006)

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Director: David Frankel

Writers: Aline Brosh McKenna (screenplay), Lauren Weisberger (novel)

Major Characters

Anne Hathaway as Andrea "Andy" Sachs: a recent Northwestern University graduate and aspiring journalist who, despite no real knowledge of fashion, is hired as the junior personal assistant to the powerful and demanding editor-in-chief of Runway magazine, Miranda Priestly.

Meryl Streep as Miranda Priestly: The editor-in-chief of Runway. Feared by her staff and many in the fashion world, and powerful enough that she can discard a $300,000 photo shoot with impunity and lead a designer to redo an entire collection with the pursing of her lips. Nevertheless, she cares a lot about her twin daughters.

Emily Blunt as Emily Charlton: Miranda's haughty senior assistant, who tolerates her boss's rudeness and insults so that she may accompany her to Paris for Fall Fashion Week.

Stanley Tucci as Nigel: Art director for Runway and the only person at the magazine Andrea feels she can trust, despite his sometimes cutting remarks about her wardrobe and weight.

Simon Baker as Christian Thompson: An up-and-coming magazine writer Andrea grows increasingly attracted to, especially after his connections help her get the advance Harry Potter books Miranda requests for her daughters. He hints he could help her with her journalistic aspirations.

Adrian Grenier as Nate Cooper: Andrea's boyfriend, a chef at a Manhattan restaurant who eventually breaks up with her due to the strain her job places on their relationship.

Tracie Thoms as Lily: Andrea's close friend, who runs an art gallery.

Rich Sommer as Doug: A college friend of Andrea, Nate and Lily who works as a corporate research analyst. He also shows an extensive knowledge of fashion, Runway magazine, and Miranda Priestly.

Daniel Sunjata as James Holt: An up-and-coming designer.

David Marshall Grant as Richard Sachs, Andrea's...
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