After eight series of the hit show and now a film, how long can the characters carry on gliding through Hollywood, enjoying the party life and hopping into bed with models?That is certainly a question on the minds of Kevin Connolly and Emmanuelle Chriqui, the actors who play the show's on-off lovers E and Sloan in the hit drama (and now the film).It makes you waddle; it makes you walk and carry yourself differently.And instinctively, I was constantly touching my belly. I was like, ‘Oh yea, this is why pregnant people are always running their belly.’” RELATED: Child Star Haley Joel Osment is All Grown Up in 'Entourage' Movie Trailer For now, the stunner — who’s in a relationship with actor Adrian Bellani — is focused on the upcoming June 3 release of the beloved HBO series, which ran from 2004 to 2011. (Photo Credit: Getty Images) And from the sound of it, fans will not be disappointed.Of course, Emmanuelle Chriqui isn't actually Sloan—which she needed to remind a heartbroken construction worker who tried to console her when E, her onscreen love interest, played by Kevin Connolly, cheated on her character.But Emmanuelle has played Sloan since 2005, and recently she reprised the role of the sexier-than-thou girl next door for the Harper's BAZAAR: Are you aware that you and Nina Dobrev look exactly alike?Emmanuelle Chriqui: That we are clones of each other? I'm so much older then her, and she's gorgeous and awesome! We keep saying we have to find something to do together, where we can play sisters. How does it feel to have been every boy's teen crush?
“It was really fun to be wearing this plastic belly.Connolly told us that in real life he has left behind the party lifestyle and is "pissed" if he's not in bed before midnight."As you get older there's less interest in doing things that wild", he says.HB: How did you go from three episodes to…almost all of them? HB: What have you learned about men from being on such a man-centric show? "HB: How did you and your boyfriend, Adrian Bellani, meet? We've known each other for years, and he became one of my best friends.EC: You know, [creator] Doug Ellin was very, very specific about this character, and I think that Kevin Connolly, who plays E, and I just had such amazing chemistry. EC: Men really respect a woman who's in their power and who isn't afraid just to speak up. And these guys were such gentlemen, to each and to every woman who ever stepped on that set, but I've definitely seen that when you hold yourself with integrity, they respond real well. EC: It was the evening when we found out that E was screwing around with my stepmother, during the height of the show. HB: What's your idea of a perfect date night with him?