Mindy Kaling’s show, “The Mindy Project”, ran for five seasons, so it’s no surprise Kaling found herself in a family way. It happened during the final season, and by the time filming ended, Kaling was at seven out of nine months.
Thanks to the costume designer and the cinematographer, the baby bump stayed out of the way for the most part. The show has Kaling’s character working as a gynecologist/obstetrician in a small medical practice in New York City. We wonder if Kaling used the information she’d picked up working as a doctor to make sure her own real-life pregnancy went off without a hitch.
Rosamund Pike — Jack Reacher
Pike has done a lot during her time as an actress, including starring in an action movie while five months pregnant. The movie was "Jack Reacher", and she appeared alongside Hollywood A-lister Tom Cruise. “It's amazing the baby's come out so chilled,” Pike said about her son. “He probably thought the world was going to be truly terrifying.”
Pike had nothing but kind words to say about Cruise, who supported her throughout the filming. “He could not have been more supportive. Certain stars would have – or might have – said, 'Get someone else, she's pregnant!'” Cruise might not be perfect, but he at least supports those he's working next to.
Jennifer Garner — Catch and Release
"Catch and Release", a 2007 rom-com, was quickly forgotten by audiences, but Jennifer Garner remembers it fondly. Being pregnant with Violet, the first of three children she had with Ben Affleck, the hormonal changes she went through actually aided her while filming this sappy film.
Though pregnancy can come with morning sickness and other unpleasantness, Garner was able to channel her mood swings and cry on command. Garner's emotional range was one of the high points of the film according to reviewers and audiences, and she owes it to little Violet. A good actress uses everything to her benefit.
Teri Hatcher — Tomorrow Never Dies
Hatcher, who still has supermodel good looks even in her fifties, fits right in with all the other Bond girls when it comes to the looks category. Appearing along Brosnan-Bond in 1997's "Tomorrow Never Dies", she plays Paris Carver, the famous spy's old flame.
She played her character with aplomb, but she was three months pregnant during filming, which of course included stunts. Her morning sickness caused a rift between her and Pierce Brosnan. Her sickness delayed filming, and the upset Brosnan let slip a few unkind words over the course of the production. Quite unlike the ever-charming James Bond, Brosnan. Of course, he regrets his harsh words now.
Julia Roberts — Ocean's Twelve
Julia Roberts as Tessa Ocean as Julia Roberts was an...interesting idea for "Ocean's Twelve". Roberts was pregnant with twins Hazel and Phinnaeus while filming the movie, and the writers – with Roberts's approval – threw the detail in.
In order to aid the movie's big heist, Roberts's character, Tess, uses her similarity to Julia Roberts (obviously, since she is her) to distract people. As Roberts was pregnant at the time, and character Tess wasn't, they had to come up with a way in-universe to make Tess look pregnant – all this, and the only thing Roberts had to do was show up in all her pregnant glory. Did you follow all that?