I missed it She is all of that when it was released in 1999 – 22 years ago! – but was well aware of the film and the impact it had on my close group of high school friends. And while it Cinderella-inspired plot device – a “jock” falls in love with a “nerdy-because-she-glasses” girl with one more click – remains as cheesy today as it was in the late 90s after seeing the flick earlier this week. I understand the pull and how this more routine comedy grossed over $ 100 million at global box offices.

But most of all, I noticed during my show how much talent there is in the 97-minute film.

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Freddie Prinze Jr. and Rachel Leigh Cook

Oddly enough, the main stars of She is all of that Years later on the big screen didn’t make a big impression. Hollywood tried its best to make Freddie Prinze Jr. a thing – remember Lieutenant colonel? – and even gave the man his own short-lived TV series, but the actor just did not last. However, he has had success on the small screen in shows like 24, psyche, and Bone, and as a voice actor Star Wars rebels.

Cook also enjoyed a couple of years on the big screen with wannabe franchises Josie and the pussycats and Texas Rangersbut mostly when watching TV in shows like psyche, Spirit Whisperers, and the last Cross Country Christmas.

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Paul Walker

Of all of the cast, Walker was the most successful, at least from an acting standpoint, largely due to the lucrative (and persistent) Fast and Furious Franchise. Before his tragic death in 2013, however, the actor had done a pretty good job of adding his résumé to roles in family adventures like Eight under and supporting roles in more prestigious films such as Flags of our fathers and Pleasantville.

Matthew Lillard

Lillard became famous thanks to Scream, but managed to enjoy a fine career as a character actor in films such as The offspring and the acclaimed television series The bridge. He also played Shaggy in 2002 Scooby Doo and 2004 Scooby-Doo 2: Unleashed Monsters, and has since served as the lead actor for the character in a number of video games and cartoons. Oh, he was there too Lieutenant colonel.

Anna Paquin

When Anna Paquin starred She is all of thatShe had already won an Oscar for it The piano, appeared in Steven Spielberg’s FriendshipShe starred in alongside Jeff Daniels Fly away home, and in the star-studded Hurlyburly alongside Sean Penn, Kevin Spacey, Robin Wright and Meg Ryan. One year later She is all of that, Paquin later played rogue in the X-Men Franchise appearing in Cameron Crowes Almost famous, Michael Doughertys Trick or treat, and HBO is very popular Real blood for seven seasons.

Gabrielle Union

Gabrielle Union was mainly in TV series like Family matters, Saved by the bell: the new class, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, and Sister sisterbefore she acted as Katie in She is all of that – a part that led to features like Love & basketball, Bring it on, Bad boys ii, Cradle 2 the grave, and recently TV series like LA’s finest and the animated series The lion guard.

Dulé hill

Speaking of which psyche, Dulé Hill, aka Burton Guster, also starred in She is all of that as Preston, one of Zack’s entourage, and later starred in films such as Holes and The guard before jumping to TV shows like doubt, Baller and … well, psyche.

Elden Henson

After small roles in films like Radio flyer and Turner & Hooch, Henson has paid filth with him The mighty ducks. She is all of that emerged a few years later, as did roles in Throw away, Dumb and Dumber: When Harry Met Lloyd, Lords of Dogtown, and of course Marvels Daredevil.


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Kieran Culkin

Kieran Culkin started out as “the brother of Macaulay” but has grown thanks to roles in films such as The cider house rules, Scott pilgrim against the world, and the TV series Fargo.

Lil ‘Kim

In 1999, Lil ‘Kim was already a star thanks to her debut studio album Hard core, which was awarded double platinum. Since then, the musician has sold more than 15 million albums and 30 million singles worldwide and has been in films like You were served and Zoolander.

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Other notable supporting players:

Sarah Michelle Gellar (who also appeared with Freddie Prinze Jr.) I know what you did last summer, and receives confirmation in the credits), Tim Matheson and Clea DuVall.

Here’s the really crazy part: According to director Robert Iscove’s DVD commentary, M. Night Shyamalan actually spruced up the script! Entertainment Weekly confirmed this in 2013:

EW called [Jack] Lechner, just to make sure the comment was real – and after confirming that he wrote it, he reiterated that Shyamalan “did more than polish up” the script of the film: “He did a solid rewrite … Er made it deeper, made the characters richer. ”Before you scoff, remember that there’s a reason people still care She is all of that 14 years after its publication.

“I can see how Fleming would say that it is his film, and I can understand why M. Night would say that it is his film,” Lechner continued. “You are both right.”

How’s that for a twist ending?