PEOPLE has an exclusive sneak peek at Lively's first film since leaving Gossip Girl
Blake Lively‘s Age of Adaline character may have been born in 1901, but she appears to have no problem basking in a modern-day romance.
PEOPLE has an exclusive sneak peek of the 27-year-old Gossip Girl alum’s new film, in which she plays a beautiful woman who has miraculously stopped aging.
In the sneak-peek scene, Lively’s character Adaline is wooed with a delicious dinner cooked by her love interest Ellis, played by Game of Thrones actor Michiel Huisman, 33.
Directed by Lee Toland Krieger (Celeste & Jesse Forever and The Vicious Kind), the movie follows a young woman born at the turn of the 20th century who inexplicably becomes ageless following a car accident. After years of a lonely life, Adaline meets a man who forces her to rethink the mixed blessing that is immortality.
The Savages actress was thrilled to embrace the challenge of morphing into different decades.
“It’s a movie [about a woman] that was very empowered and in her own skin,” Lively told PEOPLE in January. “Looking at the evolution of what women have experienced [across decades], it had to be incredibly character-building.”
She also enjoyed getting dolled up in the styles of the ’20s, ’30s, ’40s and onward: “Going back to the fluffy side of myself – the hair and the makeup was awesome during those times,” she added.
Age of Adaline – which also stars Harrison Ford and Kathy Baker – hits theaters April 24.
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