Casper's Devon Sawa calls Christina Ricci a 'star'

Casper’s Devon Sawa calls Christina Ricci a ‘star’

Will he be able to stay with her? Devon Sawa couldn’t be more proud of his ex casper co-star Cristina Ricci successful, even after all these years.

“It makes me smile to see how well he is doing. What a star,” Sawa, 44, wrote via Instagram on Tuesday, September 13, along with a photo of the yellow jackets actress, 42, posing at the 2022 Emmy Awards, where she was nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.

Sawa and Ricci first starred opposite each other in 1995. casper. the chucky The actor played the friendly ghost in his human form while Ricci played Kat Harvey, Casper’s best friend and eventual love interest. In the final moments of the film, the pair dance together before sharing an on-screen kiss, something Sawa was happy to partake in.

“I don’t know why I wasn’t nervous, Christina was a beautiful girl and I was a boy,” he said. ME! News during an October 2021 interview. “I don’t know, the day was very easy and everyone was very respectful and it was exciting. I can’t lie, I remember being excited all day. It was fun”.

The couple reunited less than a year later for the coming-of-age film. From time to time, with Ricci in the role of the tomboy Roberta Martin and Sawa playing her enemy, and crush, Scott Wormer. The drama, which premiered just five months after caspercaused the duo to share another sweet kiss.

Devon Sawa and Christina Ricci in ‘Now and Then’

“I give him credit for landing that part,” Sawa said. ME!. “We got along pretty well in the short time I worked at casper. We are the same age and I ended up going to school with her while I was there. I worked one or two days, but I was there maybe two weeks. She just remembered and recommended me and I got on tape and got it. We hung out a lot during filming.”

However, although Sawa eventually grew fond of Ricci, he initially admitted to being intimidated by him. sleepy Hollow star.

“She had a bit of an ‘I’m the boss here’ vibe,” he said. Vulture in November 2019. “But it heated up quickly. We had chemistry right away, I think. We clicked as friends very quickly.”

While Sawa may have perceived Ricci as a “boss,” the California native, meanwhile, looks back on the experience and sees someone quite different.

“If you really look casperI’m terrible at it”, the No vacancy the star said during an August appearance on Marc Maron’s “WTF” Podcast. “People get very upset when I say that. And I say, ‘No, it’s a wonderful movie.’ It is a childhood treasure for people. But I’m terrible at it.

She continued: “I was 13 years old, there was a lot going on. I was 13 years old, everything was very difficult and I was always upset and I don’t think I tried very hard to tell you the truth. Shamefully, I have to say I don’t think I tried as hard as I should have.”

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