Blast from the past! The old days when viewers had to wait for a continuation of a series to get another glimpse at their favorite characters were gone. But thanks to social media, many celebrities are giving their fans exactly what they want by bringing back their classic performances.
Many actors will find any excuse to go back to their favorite characters. Some actors are celebrating a milestone like when Reese Witherspoon recreated the infamous “Bend and Snap” for the 15th anniversary ofLegally Blonde2016. Others have tried to draw attention to a worthy cause, such as New Girl’s cast, who reunited to encourage their fans to vote for the 2020 presidential election.
The sand was not only a good choice, but it also made the experience more enjoyable. New GirlCast tried to get voters to vote, but so did women One Tree Hill. Fast 10 years later, One Tree HillSeries finale aired on 2012, former costars stars Sophia Bush, Hilarie Burton Bethany Joy LenzZoom to reunite and make a difference for #registerafriendday
In July 2020, the three women joined the Zoom call as their respective characters – Brooke (Bush), Haley (Lenz) and Peyton (Burton) – to catch up and keep their fans updated on what they have been missing these last eight years. Haley, who was in quarantine during the coronavirus epidemic, was worried about her kids coloring on walls. Peyton, however, mentioned that she has a meeting with the school board. Brooke, on the other hand, was busy with a campaign. Brooke even showed off the button that Brooke gave to her classmates when they were running for student council president in highschool.
“It’s Register a Friend Day, I just had to check! I didn’t want to shame anyone, but, you know, friends don’t let friends not vote,” Bush said in character.
Celebrities are moving with the times and jumping on TikTok to share their iconic roles. Longtime fans are quick to “like” and comment on the quick, 60-second recreations of classic scenes they can watch on repeat. When Drew Barrymore donned her pink prom dress and braces to bring back Josie Grossie from the hit ‘90s romantic comedy Never Been Kissed in August 2020, she applied the awkward teen’s dance moves, gestures and responses to a modern trend on TikTok.
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