A magical function! Nicole Kidman shared the final word throwback to mark the twenty third anniversary of Sensible Magic.
The actress, now 54, performed Gillian Owens alongside Sandra Bullock, who performed her sister, Sally, within the film. The Owens witches are all cursed, so the lads they love die tragically. After Gillian unintentionally kills her abusive boyfriend Jimmy (Goran Visnjic), she returns residence to get some magical assist.
Sensible Magic, primarily based on the book by Alice Hoffman, hit theaters on October 16, 1998. Although it wasn’t precisely a blockbuster, it has since change into a cult basic and important Halloween viewing.
“Wishing you all a virtually magical weekend! ✨🔮 #PracticalMagic Anniversary,” the Australia native captioned an Instagram put up on Saturday, October 16. The carousel included eight images that confirmed off the height ’90s trend tendencies.
Bullock, now 57, reminisced with Kidman in regards to the movie on the 2018 Oscars after they ran into each other on the red carpet. The Miss Congeniality star mentioned she’d been discussing their witchy flick earlier that day.
“We had been speaking about once we shot [Practical Magic] collectively, and I requested her to get the tequila and he or she got here again with the improper tequila, however we drank it anyway,” Bullock mentioned.
The Owens witches famously loved downing margaritas, and it appears the forged preferred to get pleasure from some libations when the cameras weren’t rolling too.
Kidman, who has been married to Keith Urban since 2006, added, “I really like that film!”
She even performed Sensible Magic for her younger daughters, Sunday, 13, and Religion, 10, a number of years in the past.
“I confirmed that film to my children. It’s a bit of above their [level of understanding] — simply a number of the stuff,” the Big Little Lies star defined. “We’re actually good sisters.”
The Chook Field actress agreed. “I believe we’re. And we’re actually good drinkers too!” she joked.
Sensible Magic additionally starred Stockard Channing and Dianne Wiest as quirky aunts whereas Evan Rachel Wood performed Bullock’s eldest daughter, Kylie, in considered one of her early roles. Aidan Quinn, Mark Feuerstein, Chloe Webb and Margo Martindale additionally starred within the romantic dramedy, directed by Griffin Dunne.
The impromptu 2018 reunion prompted loads of buzz amongst followers, however no plans for a Sensible Magic sequel with the unique stars have been talked about. Nevertheless, HBO Max ordered a prequel TV series in August 2019. The Guidelines of Magic, primarily based on the prequel Hoffman wrote, takes place within the Sixties and follows the kooky aunts seen in Sensible Magic. Franny and Jet go to their very own aunt to grasp who they are surely and find out how to dwell with the Owens’ household curse.
Jessica Jones present runner Melissa Rosenberg signed on for the sequence when it was first revealed, however no updates have been introduced.