And now it's a bit of nostalgia that's helped the divorced pair reconcile their shared past for the sake of their kids.The Huffington Post recently spoke with Ryan Phillippe, who shared a charming story about how Cruel Intentions has helped smooth the relationship between himself and ex-wife Reese Witherspoon.Still, they went in the other direction with Blair, who was 27 at the time and the oldest member of the central cast.In another attempt to avoid requiring young actresses to do nude scenes, director Roger Kumble hired a porn star to appear in one establishing scene where Sebastian frolics with two naked cheerleaders, to set up his bad boy credentials.
While their characters' romance was thwarted in the movie (by that villainous coke fiend played with scintillating viciousness by Sarah Michelle Gellar), Ryan Phillippe and Reese Witherspoon married shortly after the movie premiered on March 5th, 1999.
In honor of their daughter's 15th birthday this month, Phillippe got nostalgic and recalled a sweet moment with Reese from Ava's birth.
PHOTOS: Reese's bikini body through the years "With my stomach in knots, exhausted & dirty, covered in syrupy fake blood & shards of candy glass the heli[copter] found the pad and I was taken to an area to sterilize myself," Phillippe revealed via Twitter on Tuesday, Sept. "I made it to my then wife's bedside w/ two hours to spare before my baby girl first entered the world.
, but since hitting the silver screen, it has amassed a cult fan base that hasn’t gone anywhere. Katie Holmes was initially up for the role of Annette, but it ultimately went to Reese Witherspoon after co-star and fiance, Ryan Phillippe, along with director, Roger Kumble begged her to take the role. The sex scene between Annette and Sebastian was supposed to be set to a Smashing Pumpkins song, but Billy Corgan refused to sell the rights and was replaced with The Counting Crows “Colorblind.” 13.
Regardless of how many times you’ve seen the movie or if you’re gearing up to watch it for the first time, here’s 15 facts about the movie that will make your draw drop.
"We got into disagreements over who was going to play Annette," Kumble told PHOTOS: '90s hunks — hotter then or now?