"Cruel intentions" then and now: how different actors of the cult of youth drama in 22 years

22 years ago was released the iconic youth drama "Cruel intentions" is a modern variation of the classic novel by Choderlos de Laclos 'Dangerous liaisons'. In this film, it seems, was all that was needed for a potential hit: bright and provocative scenes, wonderful soundtrack, and a talented ensemble cast — on today we'll talk. Tell how the fate of the cast of "Cruel intentions" and what they're doing now.

"Cruel intentions" then and now: how different actors of the cult of youth drama in 22 years

Ryan Phillippe (Sebastian Valmont)

Young Hollywood talent Ryan Philippe at the time predicted a great future. Like many, he started his career with small roles on TV, followed by the Thriller "I know what you did last summer", in which he starred with his colleague at the "Cruel games" by Sarah Michelle Gellar.

"Cruel intentions" then and now: how different actors of the cult of youth drama in 22 years

It can also be seen in the film Studio 54. Before beginning work on the image of Sebastian Valmont Philip met his future wife Reese Witherspoon. At the moment, the pair did not even imagine that is going to play lovers on the big screen. In 1999, the actors got married, then Reese was already in her sixth month of pregnancy.

Just in marriage were born two children: a girl, Ava and the boy deacon. In 2007, the couple filed for divorce. After the triumph of "Violent games," Philip continued to act in films, however, the main role of a major Studio, he suggested.

It can be seen in such films as "the Lincoln lawyer", "Igby goes down", "Collision". In 2016, Ryan acted as producer and lead actor in the TV series "Arrow", the show was canceled after the third season. Not long ago, the actor starred in a small role in the TV series "Endless sky".

Reese Witherspoon (Annette Harrow)

Oscar-winning actress Reese Witherspoon began her acting career at an early age. Her debut work was the role in the film "Man on the moon", followed by "Pleasantville" and "Fear".

"Cruel intentions" then and now: how different actors of the cult of youth drama in 22 years

"Cruel intentions" definitely played a role in the fate of aspiring stars, however, the real popularity Reese acquired after the release of the Comedy "legally Blonde". A little later, followed by others equally striking work in the drama "wild", "Water for elephants!", "Walk the line", for her role in the latter, she received her first and only Oscar.

Amid the dizzying success in your career family life of the actress, on the contrary, went wrong. When the marriage with Ryan Philippe began to crumble, Witherspoon decided to file for divorce. Fortunately, after a couple of years in her life has a new man — the casting agent Jim That. At the moment the pair is married, they have one child.

Reese continues its activities as an actress, she also tries himself in the role of the producer and, increasingly, appears in the series. Recently had three high-profile projects with her participation — "Big little lies", "everywhere smoldering fires" and "the Morning show".

Sarah Michelle Gellar (Kathryn Merten)

As Reese Witherspoon, Sarah Michelle Gellar made her debut on the big screen in the early age of four years she received a call to audition for the TV series "All my children".

"Cruel intentions" then and now: how different actors of the cult of youth drama in 22 years

However, the real star actress made the cult Joss Whedon show "Buffy the vampire Slayer". This role brought her a nomination for a Golden globe. After the triumph of "Violent games" Gellar continued his work in film she can be seen in the drama "Veronica decides to die" based on the novel by Paulo Coelho, the Thriller "the call" and the novels "Scooby-Doo" where Gellar got the role of Daphne Blake.

In 2015, the actress started his own business manufacturing company and baking mixes. She also released a book on culinary creativity. On the personal front, Sara is also doing well — since 2002, the actress is married to Freddie Prinze Jr., his colleague in the film "I know what you did last summer" and "Scooby-Doo". They have two children together — daughter Charlotte, and son rocky.

Selma Blair (Cecile Caldwell)

Before you get in the crying game, Blair was shot mostly in secondary roles in a small, low-budget projects. Based on the novel by Choderlos de Laclos was a breakthrough in her acting career — perhaps for this reason, many still remember her for her role as innocent schoolgirl Cecile Caldwell.

"Cruel intentions" then and now: how different actors of the cult of youth drama in 22 years

However, fans of the comics could not remain indifferent to the work of the actress in the band's "Hellboy". Blair also starred in several romantic comedies — "Just you and I", "Love" and "legally Blonde" where he played along with Reese Witherspoon. From Selma, there are several notable works in television in the first season of "American crime story" she was reincarnated into a young Kris Jenner.

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Not so long ago, Blair can be seen in the youth drama "After" as the mother of the main character. By the way, the actress is a mom in real life — she has a son Arthur from his former partner Jason Blake. In 2018, Blair was frankly told that the doctors diagnosed her with multiple sclerosis, she also shared her experience in the treatment of this disease.

Sean Patrick Thomas (Ronald Clifford)

After a minor role in the film "Cruel intentions" American actor Sean Patrick Thomas continued to work in film.

"Cruel intentions" then and now: how different actors of the cult of youth drama in 22 years

Popularity brought him the drama "save the last dance", where Thomas played along with Julia Stiles and Kerry Washington. It can also be seen in the drama of Darren Aronofsky's "the Fountain", the Thriller "Halloween: Resurrection" and the horror film "Dracula 200". In addition, Thomas seems to be the only actor of the original cast, who agreed to play in the sequel to "Cruel games".

Alas, the picture is not received special recognition. Not long ago, Sean was offered the role of Monteith in a new adaptation of Shakespeare's "Macbeth". The release date of the film is still unknown. As for his personal life, in 2006, Thomas married actress Anike lorent, the couple have two children together.

Joshua Jackson (Blaine Tuttle)

By the time of the release of "Violent games" Joshua Jackson was already a famous actor in 1992, he starred in the Comedy "Mighty ducks", and in 1998 he was called to the youth series "Dawson's Creek", where Jackson played with other future stars — Michelle Williams and Katie Holmes.

"Cruel intentions" then and now: how different actors of the cult of youth drama in 22 years

After the closing of the show in 2003, the actor continued to appear, including on the big screen, however, the most notable of his works remained in the series. So, Jackson can be seen in the science fiction series "Fringe", he also received one of the main roles in the popular shows Showtime "the Lovers".

Not so long ago, the actor has appeared in the mini-series "And everywhere smoldering fires", where he again played with Reese Witherspoon. Within ten years, Jackson met with actress Diane Kruger. At the moment he is married to British jodie Turner-Smith. They have one child.

Christine Baranski (Bunny Caldwell)

For a long time, Christine Baranski was a pretty successful actress of Broadway and almost never appeared in the movie. Her debut work was the play Hide and Seek in 1980.

"Cruel intentions" then and now: how different actors of the cult of youth drama in 22 years

For her role in the production of The Real Thing Baranski was awarded the prestigious theatre award "Tony". After the release of "Violent games" actress has continued to strengthen its positions on the big screen, she played in the Oscar-winning musical "Chicago", the Comedy "how the Grinch stole Christmas" and the Comedy "the bounty Hunter".

Baranski also can be seen in the musicals "Mamma MIA!" and "the farther into the forest...", the series "the Good wife" and its spin-off "the Good fight". Since 1983, the actress was married to actor and playwright Matthew Coles, who died in 2014.

Eric Mabius (Greg McConnell)

After minor roles in "Cruel intentions" Eric continued to work in film — alas, the large role the producers he was not offered.

"Cruel intentions" then and now: how different actors of the cult of youth drama in 22 years

However, the TV actor was waiting for a certain creative success Mabius received a small but vivid role in the sitcom "Ugly Betty", he also played in the "Lonely hearts," "Scandal," shonda rhimes, "Chicago Fire" and "Sex in another city".

 

Currently, the actor is married to designer ivy Sherman, they have two children.

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