For her performance in the TV film Gideon's Daughter (2006) she received a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress.
The same year, she received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture and a nomination for a BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for The Devil Wears Prada.
She attended the 79th Academy Awards where she co-presented the award for best costume design with Hathaway, with both acting as their characters from the film.
The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2008, where it received positive reviews, particularly for Adams' and Blunt's performances.2009 also saw Blunt appear in the crime caper comedy Wild Target with Bill Nighy and Rupert Grint.She found commercial success for roles in the romantic science-fiction thriller The Adjustment Bureau (2011), the science-fiction action thriller Looper (2012), and the science-fiction military film Edge of Tomorrow (2014).They avoid the obvious, and are capable of playing complex and conflicting attitudes.Above all, they had energy, which is key for a movie." James Berardinelli of Reel Views praised the film, calling it a "gem" lost in the "hype" of Hollywood blockbusters, and noted that "Both Natalie Press and Emily Blunt [...] are superlative.