Seemingly coming out of nowhere, actress Anna Faris made a name for herself in broad comedies, starting with the horror spoof-within-a-spoof "Scary Movie" (2000) - itself a send-up of other horror parodies like "Scream" (1996) and "I Know What You Did Last Summer" (1997). Faris made an immediate impact, which led to several sequels atop other studio comedies like "The Hot Chick" (2003), though she wisely began to break away, following a surprisingly memorable turn in the acclaimed indie "Lost in Translation" (2003). Her small, but potently comedic performance as a ditzy actress opened the doors to other more varied projects, including the romantic comedy "Just Friends" (2005) and the Oscar-winning drama, "Brokeback Mountain" (2005). But broad comedy remained her bread and butter, though sometimes to her detriment, particularly with her fourth go-round in "Scary Movie 4" (2006). By the time she starred opposite Seth Rogen in the raunchy "Observe and Report" (2009), Faris had established herself as a go-to actress for Hollywood comedies.