Similar to it was yesterday! Twenty-two years after Rachael Leigh Prepare dinner starred within the 1999 rom-com She’s All That, she opened up about filming the now-iconic flick with costar Freddie Prinze Jr. forward of her cameo in Netflix’s gender-swapped reboot, He’s All That.
The Cross Nation Christmas actress, 41, spoke with E! Information on Friday, August 27, about her experiences filming each photos — together with the amusing story of how she met the I Know What You Did Final Summer time actor, 45, for the primary time.
“Sure, I completely keep in mind that very effectively,” Prepare dinner instructed the outlet. “The primary time I met Freddie was in Sundance. We had been each in Home of Sure, and I used to be in a home that he and Parker [Posey] and Josh [Hamilton] and everyone had been in simply saying howdy to everyone. I used to be standing in the lounge and I felt these big arms simply throw themselves round me and hug me and relaxation a chin on prime of my head. And it was Freddie.”
She famous that the Scooby-Doo actor wrapped his arms round her earlier than he stated, “Hey babe.”
“I seemed up and he screamed a bit as a result of he thought I used to be [his then-girlfriend] Kimberly [McCullough],” the Frozen in Love star recalled. “He didn’t know that it was me as a result of why would you? We had the very same body and hair colour. So it was a reasonably hilarious, romantic-comedy first assembly that clearly by no means grew to become an actual romance, but it surely was fairly humorous.”
The Love, Assured actress added throughout the interview that Prinze is “such an exquisite human.”
“I simply love that man,” Prepare dinner stated. “However I most likely didn’t speak to him once more till a few years after Paul [Walker] died and realized you actually have to succeed in out and take some initiative. So we obtained espresso and I bear in mind saying to him, ‘I do know we by no means actually frolicked very a lot after the shoot, however you don’t have any concept what a giant a part of my life this ended up being.’ And he stated one thing very Freddie-like, ‘Me too, dude. It’s loopy.’ However I’m so fortunate that it’s somebody as charming and as pretty as Freddie to share that with.”
The Minnesota native beforehand seemed again on her time working with the Punky Brewster alum throughout a January 2018 interview with Us Weekly.
“I feel he actually struggled with realizing that he was enjoying a personality who he knew to be good at coronary heart however continues to be the identical one who did one thing like [agree to the bet],” she instructed Us on the time. “And I feel that made it actually troublesome for him and made it actually lovely to observe. Working with Freddie is only a dream. He’s simply one of the vital kind-hearted individuals you possibly can ever need to meet. He’s such a giving actor.”
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