Jamie Lee Curtis and Lindsay Lohan reflect on ‘Freaky Friday’ 20 years later and give sequel update

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Jamie Lee Curtis Says Her Relationship With Costar Lindsay Lohan Was “Pretty Easy” From The Start

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Jamie Lee Curtis And Lindsey lohan ready to go again freaky Friday Two decades later.

costars reunited for one interview with the new York Times honor of the film's 20 year anniversary. The hit Disney comedy – directed by Mark Waters and starring Mark Harmon, Chad Michael Murray, Harold Gould and more – saw mother and daughter Tess and Anna switch bodies and literally walk in each other's shoes.

“As an 11-year-old, parent trap I felt so big I threw myself into everything: accents, green screen, playing two people. So I was feeling comfortable after that. freaky Friday felt different because i was going through all the phases of being 16 [but playing a character was a year younger]” recalled Lohan, now 36.

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

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Curtis, 64, recalled signing on to the role before going on set after another actress had dropped out.

The recent Oscar winner said, “If I had all the time in the world to prepare, I don't think it would have gone so well. I just had to be in my body.” “I was also newly calm and I was able To be a community within the world of film-work. It was a big deal for me.”

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Walt Disney/Courtesy Everett

Halloween The actress said that her relationship with Lohan was “very easy” from the beginning. Lohan remembered that Curtis “immediately took me under his wing.”

Lohan said, “I was very nervous to do my first kiss in front of the camera, so she talked me into my trailer and made it funny so I wouldn't stress about it.”

Curtis shared that his “strongest memory” was from making freaky Friday included eating fries and singing along Justin Timberlake,

“My strongest memory is the scene where we're both eating french fries in the car. Now, if I get a text out of the blue saying, ‘Hey, Jamie, it's Linds,' I say, ‘Prove it.' what was the song we were trying to rap during freaky Friday, if she answers Justin Timberlake's ‘Like I Love You' So I know it's Lindsay Lohan.”

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

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

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

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Both actresses have spoken in recent months about wanting to do a sequel freaky Fridaywith Curtis (who stars in Disney the upcoming haunted Mansion reboot) tease earlier this year that it is “going to happen.”

He told me NYT“As I went around the world halloween endspeople wanted to know if there was going to be another freaky Friday, Something really touched a chord. When I came back, I called my friends at Disney and said, ‘Looks like there's going to be a movie.' ,

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Lohan said, “Jamie and I are both up for it, so we're leaving it in our hands.” is currently expecting her first child, “We'll just make something that people will absolutely love.”

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