Casper’s Devon Sawa Calls Christina Ricci a ‘Star’


Can he hold her? Devon Sawa couldn’t be extra pleased with his former Casper costar Christina Ricci’s success — even in any case these years.

“Makes me smile seeing how good she’s doing. What a star,” Sawa, 44, wrote through Instagram on Tuesday, September 13, alongside a photograph of the Yellowjackets actress, 42, posing on the 2022 Emmys the place she was nominated for Excellent Supporting Actress in a Drama Collection. 

Sawa and Ricci first starred reverse each other in 1995’s Casper. The Chucky actor portrayed the pleasant ghost in his human kind whereas Ricci, for her half, performed Kat Harvey, Casper’s BFF and eventual love curiosity. Within the closing moments of the movie, the pair dance collectively earlier than sharing an onscreen kiss — one thing Sawa was blissful to participate in.

“I don’t know why I wasn’t nervous, Christina was a gorgeous woman and I used to be a younger boy,” he advised E! Information throughout an October 2021 interview. “I don’t know, the day was simply very straightforward and all people was so respectful and it was thrilling. I can’t lie, I keep in mind being excited the entire day. It was simply a number of enjoyable.”

The twosome then reunited lower than a yr later for the approaching of age movie Now and Then, with Ricci within the function of tomboy Roberta Martin and Sawa taking part in her enemy — and crush — Scott Wormer. The drama, which premiered simply 5 months after Casper, had the duo sharing one other candy smooch.

Devon Sawa and Christina Ricci in ‘Now and Then’

“I credit score her for getting that function,” Sawa advised E!. “We bought alongside fairly nicely in the small period of time I did work on Casper. We’re the identical age and I ended up going and doing college together with her whereas I used to be there. I labored one or two days, however I used to be there for perhaps two weeks. She simply remembered and really useful me and I put myself on tape and I bought it. We frolicked loads throughout the shoot.”

Nevertheless, whereas Sawa could have finally warmed as much as Ricci, he initially admitted to being intimidated by the Sleepy Hole star.

“She had a bit little bit of an ‘I’m the boss round right here’ vibe,” he advised Vulture in November 2019. “However she warmed up shortly. We had chemistry immediately, I feel. We clicked as associates actually shortly.”

Whereas Sawa could have perceived Ricci as a “boss,” the California native, in the meantime, seems to be again on the expertise and sees somebody fairly totally different.

“In the event you truly watch Casper, I’m horrible in it,” the No Emptiness star stated throughout an August look on Marc Maron’s “WTF” podcast. “Folks get so upset once I say that. And I’m like, ‘No, it’s an exquisite film.’ It’s a childhood treasure for individuals. However I’m horrible in it.”

She continued, “I used to be 13, there was loads happening. I used to be 13, every thing was very troublesome and I used to be simply all the time irritated and I simply don’t suppose I attempted very laborious to let you know the reality. Embarrassingly, I’ve to say, I don’t suppose I attempted as laborious as perhaps I ought to have.”

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By: Information Zone TV