Chris Messina Can Eat 36 Bruschette in a Row

Chris Messina. Photo: Patrick McMullan

Amy Adams and Meryl Streep star in Nora Ephron’s new film Julie & Julia, which is about how both characters find themselves through cooking. So when we caught up with co-star Chris Messina, we wondered if the foodie set made him gain any weight while filming. “I did. I ate 36 bruschette in a row one day,” he told us. “They put a bucket next to me because they thought I was going to throw up. I didn’t.” View more food facts in our Party Lines slideshow.