Rachael Leigh Cook played Laney Boggs, alongside Freddie Prinze Jr’s Zack Siler in the teen romantic comedy, which turned out to be a huge hit in 1999, grossing over $103 million on a budget of just $7-10 million.
Fast-forward to just over two decades, and Cook, 41, is back to play the heroine’s mother, played by Addison Ray, in the new gender-swapped movie, It’s All That.
Stylish: Rachael Leigh Cook attended the premiere of the teen romantic comedy He’s All That, the gender-switched remake of the 1999 sleepy movie, She’s All That
Cook strutted for the cameras in a black and white polka-dotted one-shoulder dress.
She also wore a pair of open front heels and felt her long brown tresses, with a part on the right.
Her glowing smile shot up a notch when her daughter joined the red carpet looking gorgeous in a two-tone champagne dress and matching sandals.
Charlotte was also wearing her long brown locks, just going with the left part.
Mother-Daughter Time: Cook, who plays the heroine’s mother, Addison Ray, in He’s All That, brought her real-life daughter Charlotte Easton Gillies, 16, to the premiere.
GREAT: Charlotte holding hands with her mom on the red carpet in a champagne two-tone dress and matching sandals
Girls in the spotlight: Cooke and her daughter also appeared at her side is all that star Matthew Lillard, who brought his daughter Maisie Lillard, 16
Cook also shared the spotlight with star Matthew Lillard, 51, who was also with his daughter, Massie Lillard, 16.
The four proceeded to hit a number of poses together as the paparazzi clicked away.
In the original teen rom-com series, Cook’s Laney was an adorable arts nerd who got a makeover, turning her into a true beauty, with character compliments of Prinze Jr. , Zackary Siler and his sister.
In the new remake, Padget Sawyer’s character Ray, based on the Prinz Juniors movie Zack, is a famous high school student who dumps her oversized boyfriend after she catches him cheating.
Cook also took a few moments to relax with Lillard, who played Brock Hudson on She’s All That, who turned out to be asleep in 1999.
BEAUTIFUL: Cook strutted for the cameras in a black and white polka dot dress with a finished one-shoulder design.
She ends up accepting the challenge to turn the school’s least popular boy (Tanner Buchanan) into a prom king, all while trying to avenge her humiliating fallout with her lover, according to final date.
Original producers Jennifer Gibgot and Andrew Panay and screenwriter R. Lee Fleming are back for an updated iteration of the film.
Mark Waters, known for directing Freaky Friday (2003), Mean Girls (2004) and Ghosts Of Girlfriends Past (2009), directed the film.
Besides Cook, Rae, and Buchanan, the replay cast includes Madison Pettis, Peyton Mayer, Isabella Crovetti, Annie Jacob, Mira Molloy, Andrew Matarazzo, and Dominic D. Goodman.
In the original teen rom-com, Cook’s Laney obsessed with the darling arts gets a makeover, turning her into a true beauty.
Cook was only 19 years old when he began shooting the teen comedy She’s All That, along with Freddy Prinze Jr. and a slew of young, rising stars.
She’s All That ended up being Cook’s most financially successful film of her career.
It has featured a number of young actors who have achieved more success in Hollywood, including: Kieran Culkin, Academy Award winner Anna Paquin, musician Asher Raymond, Gabrielle Union, Paul Walker, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Kimberly Lil’ Kim Jones, Dooley. Hill, Jodi Lyn O’Keefe, with Kevin Pollack and Lillard.
Cook went on to appear in films such as Get Carter, Antitrust, Josie and the Pussycats, The Big Empty, and the Vineyard film franchise from Hallmark that began with Autumn in the Vineyard.
Recently a resident of Minnesota starred In the Netflix rom-com, Love, Guaranteed, with Damon Wayans Jr. , which premiered in September 2020.
Bonafide hit: She’s All That has earned $103 million worldwide on a budget of just $7-10 million