Brooklyn Decker is starting to get in her groove when it comes to the acting game. The supermodel turned actress has been making waves as one of the first supermodels to really make the leap from the pages of a magazine to our movie screens.
The former Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue cover girl successfully made her transition to actress in the 2011 film, "Just Go With It," which co-starred Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston. Now she's back with phase two of her career transition, in the new action film "Battleship" which is inspired by the classic children's game of the same name. This week the model turned actress is busy making the press rounds to support the film and getting ready for a summer of movie success. Next up for the actress is a potentially star-making turn in the big budget film, "What to Expect When You're Expecting".
Which other models have made the leap from the world of modelling to the role of actress?
Brooke Shields: The supermodel famously traded in her Calvins for a successful splash in the 1980 hit "The Blue Lagoon." Despite some big screen success, the model-turned-actress has seen much more success on the small screen in shows like "Suddenly Susan," "That 70's Show," and "Lipstick Jungle."
Cindy Crawford: Her one stint as an actress is a case study in how not to make the leap from supermodel to actress. Despite a major advertising campaign and a big budget, her debut film "Fair Game" was a critical and commercial bomb.
Rebecca Romijn: She's more than just a pretty face -- especially when she's painted blue or portraying a dude turned major bombshell! For her transition to acting, Romijn turned to unconventional roles that were able to showcase her many talents. To date her biggest roles have been as Mystique in the "X-Men" trilogy and as Alexis Meade, a male-to-female transgender character, on "Ugly Betty."
Note: This was written by a Yahoo! contributor. Join the Yahoo! Contributor Network here to start publishing your own articles
Milla Jovovich: She went from supermodel to science fiction babe in the blink of an eye. While her dramatic turn in "The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc" garnered positive reviews, it was in the "Resident Evil" franchise that she was made famous.
- Arts & Entertainment
- Jennifer Aniston