Jamie Lee Curtis and Lindsay Lohan Reflect on ‘Freaky Friday’ 20 Years Later and Provide Update on What’s Next

Jamie Lee Curtis and Lindsay Lohan Reflect on ‘Freaky Friday’ 20 Years Later and Provide Update on What’s Next

Jamie Lee Curtis said his relationship with co-star Lindsay Lohan “was very easy” from the start

Stephane Cardinale/Corbis via Getty; James Gourley/Getty Jamie Lee Curtis and Lindsay Lohan

Jamie Lee Curtis and Lindsay Lohan are ready to revisit terrible friday two decades later.

The co-stars reunited for an interview with The New York Times in honor of the 20th anniversary of the film. The 2003 hit Disney comedy – directed by Mark Waters and also starring Mark Harmon, Chad Michael Murray, Harold Gould and more – saw mother and daughter Tess and Anna switch bodies and literally go toe to toe. the place of the other.

” At the age of 11, The parent trap felt so big to me. I threw myself into everything: accents, green backgrounds, playing together. So I felt comfortable after that. terrible friday felt different because i was going through all the phases of a 16 year old [but playing a character who was a year younger]“, recalls Lohan, now 36 years old.

“It was the days of Avril Lavigne and punk, and I wanted to experience that,” she continued. “We made white stripes in my hair. I put [the colorist] Tracy Cunningham went through hell because I took my beautiful red hair and bleached it.”

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Curtis, 64, recalled signing on for the role days before she was set to take the stage after another actress left.

“If I had had all the time in the world to prepare, I don’t think it would have been so good. I just had to be in my body,” the recent Oscar winner said. “I was also sober recently and I was able to create a community in the film world. It was a big deal for me.”

Walt Disney/courtesy Everett

Walt Disney/courtesy Everett

THE Halloween The actress said her relationship with Lohan “was very easy” from the start. Lohan recalls Curtis “immediately took me under his wing.”

“I was so nervous about having my first kiss on camera, so she talked to me in my trailer and made it funny so I didn’t stress about it,” Lohan said.

Curtis shared that his “strongest memory” of making terrible friday involved eating fries and singing with Justin Timberlake.

“My strongest memory is the scene where we’re both in the car eating fries. Now if I get an out-of-the-box text, ‘Hey, Jamie, it’s Linds’, I say , ‘Prove it. the song we were trying to learn to rap on for terrible friday?’ If she responds to Justin Timberlake’s ‘How I Love You’, then I know it’s Lindsay Lohan.”

Lohan joked, “Now that you’ve told everyone, we can’t do this anymore. I remember we wanted fresh fries, and she kept taking all the good ones.”

Disney/Kobal/Shutterstock Jamie Lee Curtis (left) and Lindsay Lohan (right) in 2003's Freaky Friday

Disney/Kobal/Shutterstock Jamie Lee Curtis (left) and Lindsay Lohan (right) in Freaky Friday in 2003

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The two actresses have been open in recent months about wanting to do a sequel to terrible fridaywith Curtis (who stars in the upcoming Disney movie Haunted house reboot) teasing earlier this year that it “is going to happen”.

She told the NOW“While I was traveling around the world with Halloween endspeople wanted to know if there would be another terrible friday. Something really struck a chord. When I got back, I called my friends at Disney and said, “I feel like there’s a movie to be made. “

“Jamie and I are both open to it, so we leave it up to you,” added Lohan, who is currently expecting her first baby. “We would only do something that people would absolutely love.”

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