Viola disguises herself as her brother and moves into the dorms where she meets her roommate and fellow soccer player Duke (Channing Tatum).
Alright, we admit it: We're jealous of Amanda Seyfried. But great on-screen chemistry doesn't always spell a healthy dynamic in real life—and as an example, Amanda pointed to her one-time relationship with Dominic Cooper, who already had a long-term girlfriend when they met on set.
Not only does the girl have great legs, pretty hair and a wildly successful career, but her past romantic entanglements read like our own personal wishlist of Men We'd Like To Nom. "I was just kind of foolishly thinking that the two of them were done and Dom and I were involved," she explained. So I got my heart broken pretty hard." And though the pair did eventually get back together, Amanda said that the makeup-breakup drama has taken its toll since then: "After that, it’s really hard to open myself up to a new person.
In reality, nobody who looks like Bynes could get away with impersonating a 17 year-old male.
Viola is too pretty to be a boy; in other words, dressed as her brother, she makes Orlando Bloom look like a frost-bitten lumberjack.
Twin brother, Sebastian, is skipping off to England for two weeks and nobody at Illyria has ever met him.
If you missed the set up, read "Twelfth Night." It's pretty obvious what happens from here.
Like Kat in "10 Things," Viola (Amanda Bynes) is a tomboy and a soccer star on the women's team at Cornwall Prep.
Her life is soccer, which becomes a problem when her school cuts the women from the sports program.
This fantasy aspect doesn't detract from the film, though.
Viola puts on her wig and fake sideburns and, suddenly, she's the most socially awkward nerd-boy you've ever seen. The Sebastian disguise doesn't have to be convincing.
From her mixed-up half southern, half Canadian drawl (her misguided version of the typical teen boy cadence), to her crotch grabbing and Eminem-like posturing, Bynes has a lot of fun and, as a result, the jokes land.