5:01am PDT, Oct 19, 2020
It is exhausting to imagine it has been 25 years since “Now and Then” hit theaters on Oct. 20, 1995. The enduring, candy coming-of-age flick continues to appeal audiences to this present day. In honor of the milestone anniversary, Wonderwall.com is checking in on the celebrities of the movie to see the place they’re at this time…
Samantha Albertson, Sam to her mates, was performed by Gaby Hoffmann within the movie. She’s the glue that holds the pal group collectively and likewise serves because the film’s narrator.
Former little one star Gaby Hoffmann took a break from appearing to attend New York’s Bard Faculty. From there, she labored largely in New York theater, performing in off-Broadway productions earlier than notably starring within the Broadway play “Suburbia” alongside Kieran Culkin and Jessica Capshaw in 2006. Within the 2010s, she made a serious return to TV, starring on HBO’s “Women” from 2014 till 2017 and, extra just lately, on Amazon’s “Clear” from 2014 till 2019. The actress shares a daughter with boyfriend Chris Dapkins.
Demi Moore starred as grown-up Sam, who’s now a sci-fi writer.
Demi Moore was already a big-time film star earlier than “Now and Then,” however immediately following the candy flick, she starred in 1996’s “Striptease,” which made her the very best paid film actress in historical past on the time due to her $12.5 million pay day. That very same yr, she voiced Esmeralda in “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” and starred in “If These Partitions Might Speak.” 1997 noticed her headline the film “G.I. Jane,” which ended up being a field workplace flop that ushered in a a lot slower period of her profession, although she loved a profession comeback of types when she performed the villain in 2003’s “Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle.” Extra just lately, Demi starred in 2019’s “Company Animals” and in 2019 launched the bestselling memoir “Inside Out.” Her private life was bumpy after “Now and Then.” In 1998, she break up from husband Bruce Willis, with whom she shares three daughters. She later made headlines for her relationship with Ashton Kutcher, who’s 15 years her junior. The couple wed in 2005 and break up in 2011, after which the actress struggled with dependancy points earlier than getting sober.
The tomboy character of Roberta Martin was performed by Christina Ricci. Roberta’s mother handed away when she was younger, leaving her surrounded by her brothers, which contributed to her powerful exterior and disdain for female issues.
Christina Ricci was already a profitable little one actress in 1995. After “Now and Then,” she starred in additional grownup roles in movies like 1997’s “The Ice Storm” and 2003’s “Monster.” She additionally appeared on tv on in style exhibits like “Ally McBeal” in 2002 and “Gray’s Anatomy” in 2006 in addition to the ill-fated “Pan-Am” from 2011 till 2012. In 2015, she starred in and produced the sequence “The Lizzie Borden Chronicles.” Extra just lately, she starred within the 2020 film “Percy” alongside Zach Braff. She wed dolly grip James Heerdegen in 2013 and welcomed their son, Freddie, in 2014. They break up in 2020.
Rosie O’Donnell introduced the grown-up Roberta — who’s now a gynecologist — to life.
Rosie O’Donnell did not star in that many movies after “Now and Then,” although she did seem in 1996’s “Harriet the Spy” and “A Very Brady Sequel.” It was truly her transfer to tv in 1996 that turned her right into a family identify as she hosted “The Rosie O’Donnell Present” from 1996 till 2002. The present endeared her to viewers and earned her a number of Daytime Emmy Awards. She moved on to a much less endearing tv alternative subsequent — a moderator on “The View” from 2006 till 2007 — which noticed her on the middle of many controversies. Rosie returned to the speak present in 2014 for a short while. Extra just lately, she appeared on Showtime’s “SMILF.” Rosie adopted her first little one, Parker, the identical yr “Now and Then” was launched. In 2004, she married Kelli Carpenter, with whom she shares daughter Chelsea, son Blake and daughter Vivienne. She and Kelly break up in 2009. Rosie later married Michelle Rounds in 2012 and adopted daughter Dakota along with her, however the two break up in 2015 and Michelle died by suicide in 2017.
Taking part in Tina “Teeny” Tercell? Thora Birch introduced the uncared for, glamour-obsessed preteen to life in “Now and Then.”
Thora Birch was a well known little one star earlier than signing on to “Now and Then.” She adopted up the movie with roles in “Alaska” and “American Magnificence,” the latter of which earned her a BAFTA nomination for greatest supporting actress. In 2001, she earned a Golden Globe nomination for greatest actress for her efficiency in “Ghost World,” and in 2003, she picked up an Emmy nod for her work within the TV film “Homeless to Harvard: The Liz Murray Story.” Extra just lately, Thora appeared on season 10 of “The Strolling Useless.” In 2018, she revealed on social media that she’s a married girl.
Melanie Griffith performed grownup Tina “Teeny” Tercell, who’s grown as much as change into a well-known actress who nonetheless loves all issues girlie.
The yr after “Now and Then” got here out was a busy one for Melanie Griffith! In 1996, she starred in “Two A lot” with Antonio Banderas, with whom she fell in love. The 2 married that yr in Could and welcomed daughter Stella in September. They finally break up in 2014. When it got here to her profession, like co-star Demi Moore, Melanie did not discover a lot field workplace success after the ’90s. She appeared in 1997’s “Lolita” and 1998’s “One other Day in Paradise” after which primarily appeared on tv within the ’00s with roles on exhibits like “Nip/Tuck” and “Elevating Hope.” She had a small function in 2017’s “The Catastrophe Artist.” Daughter Dakota Johnson, with ex-husband Don Johnson, is now an actress herself. Melanie can also be mother to Alexander Bauer, whom she shares with ex Steven Bauer.
Ashleigh Aston Moore was forged as Chrissy DeWitt, the naive woman within the pal group. Sadly, the actress had a tragic ending. She scored a couple of extra roles on TV exhibits like “Madison,” “Northern Publicity” and “Touched by an Angel” after starring in “Now and Then” however did not act after 1997. She died in 2007 at 26 from what’s been broadly reported as an unintended heroin overdose. “Ashleigh was a very cool child,” co-star Thora Birch advised ABC Information in 2015. “She had a terrific character and I bear in mind making enjoyable of Chrissy’s strains along with her once in a while as a result of neither of us might imagine that Chrissy was so clueless. I had not heard about her passing till a pair years in the past, and was saddened by the information.”
Rita Wilson performed the grownup model of Chrissy, who’s pregnant and because of give beginning of their hometown any day.
Rita Wilson’s most notable roles since “Now and Then” embrace small components in 1999’s “Runaway Bride,” 2009’s “It is Sophisticated” and 2016’s “My Huge Fats Greek Wedding ceremony 2.” She has additionally had roles on in style TV exhibits like “The Good Spouse” and “Women,” completed stints on Broadway and launched 4 albums. Rita, who was identified with breast most cancers in 2015 — she’s now in remission — has been married to Tom Hanks since 1988. They share two sons, Chester and Truman.