Piper Perabo: Violet Sanford
Piper was relatively unknown when she beat out Britney Spears and Jewel to play the lead role in the 2001 film. She went on to star in 2005’s The Prestige, 2008’s Beverly Hills Chihuahua and played the lead role in Covert Affairs from 2010 to 2014.
Adam Garcia: Kevin
Hunky Aussie Adam had starred on the stage on the West End as well as Saturday Night Fever when he scored the coveted role of Violet’s love interest. He went on to star in Riding in Cars with Boys, Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen and landing a role as a judge on Dancing With The Stars and Got To Dance. He also returned to the stage in Wicked in the UK with Idina Menzel.
Tyra Banks: Zoe
Tyra was already at supermodel status when she nabbed the role of model/bar tender Zoe. She went on to star in Halloween: Resurrection and Glee but most famously created and hosted the smash hit reality series America’s Next Top Model as well as her own talk show The Tyra Banks Show and later The FABLife.
Maria Bello: Lil Lovell
Maria played the bad-ass boss of the bar who took Violet under her wing. She went on to star in The Cooler and A History of Violence, both of which landed her Golden Globes nominations. Maria also released her highly-successful book titled Whatever... Love Is Love: Questioning the Labels We Give Ourselves – about coming out and her relationship with Clare Munn.
Bridget Moynahan: Rachel
Already a model, Bridget managed to make the successful transition into acting with Coyote Ugly being one of her first roles. Following the hit movie she starred in The Sum of All Fears, I, Robot and Lord of War and Serendipity. She also had a recurring role on Sex and The City as well as cop show Blue Bloods.