Eva Mendes recently took a stroll down memory lane and shared a sweet memory that still makes her heart skip a beat. It was on the set of The Place Beyond the Pines(2012) that Eva met her soulmate, Ryan Gosling. It was on that set that they discovered a bond that would forever change their lives.
After filming wrapped up in September 2011, Eva and Ryan’s love continued to blossom, and they’ve been together ever since.
Eva Mendes going down the memory lane
Eva Mendes recently took a trip down memory lane as she shared a series of throwback photos from the set of The Place Beyond the Pines(2012), which recently celebrated its 10th anniversary.
In 2013, the film was released in the United States, starting with a limited release on March 29 and expanding to a wide release on April 12. Despite the staggered rollout, the film performed well, earning $21.4 million in North America and $25.6 million internationally, for a total worldwide box office of $47 million.
These numbers reflect the film’s ability to capture the hearts and minds of audiences both domestically and internationally, resulting in a successful venture for all involved.
With two black heart emojis, Eva wrote, “Luke & Romina,” referencing the characters she and Ryan Gosling played in the movie. As she looked back on the film, Eva couldn’t help but feel a sense of nostalgia wash over her.
Her dear friend and associate, Sophia Condit, reminded her of the movie’s milestone, prompting Eva to reflect on how much time had passed since she first played the role of Romina. “Feels like lifetimes ago,” she wrote.
Now, Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling have created a beautiful family together, with their two daughters Esmerelda and Amada. As she shared these memories from her past, Eva couldn’t help but feel grateful for the love and blessings that have come her way since she met the love of her life on the set of The Place Beyond the Pines.
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Why did Eva Mendes quit movies?
Eva Mendes recently spoke candidly about her decision to step away from acting. In an interview with Variety, the 48-year-old actress shared that she doesn’t have any strong feelings of longing for her past career. “I don’t really miss it,” she told the publication.
“I got tired of fighting for the good roles,” Mendes said. “There just was a point where I thought, ‘I’m going to create my own opportunities and become a producer on things and create my own material,’ but it just didn’t feel worth it to me.”
Eva Mendes, the talented actress famous for her roles in Hitch (2005) as Sara and The Other Guys (2010) as Dr. Sheila Gamble, has expressed how much the industry has transformed since the time when she used to audition for roles, highlighting the ongoing changes and progress that have taken place over the years.
“There are more opportunities for Latina actresses now, but when I bowed out 10 years ago I wasn’t being offered things that weren’t specifically Latina,” she said.
Eva Mendes has a positive outlook toward the future and remains hopeful about the possibilities that lie ahead. She expressed her excitement about the changes that have taken place in the entertainment industry and how they might shape her future career choices.
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Eva Mendes is enjoying motherhood
Eva Mendes feels fortunate and grateful for the life she has at home with her family. She firmly believes in prioritizing her loved ones above everything else and considers herself lucky to be able to do so. When reflecting on her decision to focus on her family, she thought to herself, “Oh, this is what I’m meant to do right now.” Her contentment with her current situation shines through in her positive and fortunate tone.
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Despite her mostly retired status in the entertainment industry, Eva Mendes has made a few occasional returns to acting. She voiced the character of the yoga instructor in the children’s TV show Bluey in 2021 and also played the role of Cat in the 2014 movie Lost River.
In an interview with Hoda Kotb in May, Mendes spoke about her fulfilled life at home and expressed her joy about being able to spend time with her children. She even considers parenting to be the most creative thing she has ever done.
Eva Mendes, although not appearing on the big screen as frequently as her fans may hope, remains optimistic about the future of her acting career. Mendes remains open to new opportunities that may come her way. With her optimistic approach, who knows what exciting endeavors she may pursue in the future.
Source: NBC News.