- Follow Us! Katherine Heigl talks about her new film 'Life As We Know It' and working with co-star Josh Duhamel. Life As We Know It hits theaters on October 8th, 2010. Cast: Katherine Heigl, Josh Duhamel, Christina Hendricks, Josh Lucas Holly Berenson (Katherine Heigl) is an up-and-coming caterer and Eric Messer (Josh Duhamel) is a promising network sports director. After a disastrous first date, the only thing they have in common is their dislike for each other and their love for their goddaughter, Sophie. But when they suddenly become all Sophie has in the world, Holly and Messer are forced to put their differences aside. Juggling career ambitions and competing social calendars, they'll have to find some common ground while living under one roof. Life As We Know It movie trailer courtesy Warner Bros. Pictures.