The Cinderellas of the ’90s are acquiring a moment! First Brandy, and now Drew Barrymore.
Barrymore, who performed the Cinderella-primarily based character Danielle de Barbarac in the 1998 drama “At any time Following: A Cinderella Tale,” celebrated the film’s 25th anniversary on “The Drew Barrymore Exhibit” Tuesday in comprehensive Renaissance-period costume.
The daytime talk show host was joined by her on-screen stage sisters, Melanie Lynskey and Megan Dodds, to celebrate the Andy Tennant-directed film. Dougray Scott, who performed the movie’s charming Prince Henry joined in on the entertaining through a online video simply call. He clearly wore an ideal waistcoat.
“It is really not even a demonstrate. We’re just below in a time device and we’re back again 25 years back for the reason that it is the 25th anniversary of ‘Ever After’,” Barrymore explained while sporting a royal gown with wings hooked up to the again. “I literally can not even imagine it. I get to be in this article with my sisters, my action sisters.”
Barrymore, Lynskey, Dodds and Scott shared behind the scenes recollections of filming the fantasy drama including how Scott was in the beginning rejected for the position of Prince Henry.
“My agent kind of managed to get me in the area yet again. I begged. I begged them I mentioned, ‘Give me one more possibility,’ and I imagine that’s how I bought the element,” Scott claimed, including that Barrymore also “went to bat” for him to get the part.
“There was no one else,” Barrymore stated.
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Barrymore, who was 23 when the movie was launched, also experienced her hand in casting Anjelica Huston as her evil stepmother.
“I bear in mind just going, ‘Screw it, I’m gonna find her telephone selection and I’m gonna call her.’ And I obtained her on the cellphone,” Barrymore stated. “I said, ‘You know what, for your dad John Huston and my grandfather John Barrymore who you know partied here on Earth and are somewhere up in heaven retaining it likely … Barrymore Huston, Huston Barrymore, we’ve got to do this.”
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Barrymore explained to Leisure Tonight in February that “At any time After” improved her see of the globe as the film’s retelling shifts the plot in which the Cinderella character frees herself right before her prince charming would make an attempt.
“I was in my early 20s and then I was attempting to start off a enterprise and wanted to convey to stories and make movies and that individual messaging that you can rescue by yourself and you don’t have to hold out to be rescued is certainly the factor that set me up ideal in my life,” Barrymore stated. “I never know who I would be, honestly, without it. It adjusted the way I noticed the environment.”