Movies with the 'Young ASTROS of the 2000s' released 21 years ago… Have you watched it?

The Hollywood industry is well known for being a factory to make stars, however, this same structure can prove to be very cruel when getting rid of your products that are no longer “working” as well and generating more profit. This is precisely the case with most of the items in this new story. With the arrival of the 2000s, a new decade was announced, prepared to unfortunately erase from the map some young talents that had shown promise from the middle to the end of the previous decade: the 90s.

Don’t get me wrong, these actors that we’ll feature below are still active and continue to work in the area – whether on TV or in film productions. What happens is that with their explosion in the so-called 15 minutes of fame, it was expected that such artists would become Hollywood legends, following the same fate as great stars and stars who started out at a very young age; names like Tom Cruise, Julia Roberts, Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Will Smith, Scarlett Johansson, among others, started in the field in their youth and managed to remain at the top of the industry’s food chain. A fact that did not occur with the artists that we will celebrate in this new article.

Check out the Movies with Hot Stars from the 2000s that turn 21 in 2022 below and you hadn’t even heard of it.

Virtual Threat

The ‘Virtual Threat’ poster features Ryan Phillipe (center), Rachael Leigh Cook (left) and Claire Forlani (right).

Perhaps the most “grown-up” movie on the list, this MGM thriller was an attempt to Ryan Phillipe embark on a new phase of his career. The actor, guess what, also came out of the horror hit …Last summer and soon amended with more ambitious productions, see Studio 54, Second thoughts, Hearts in love and Cold blood. Here, Phillipe plays a computer programmer who hits big when he gets a job at a renowned firm. The proposal here is to play with the persona of bill Gates asking the question: what if the computer millionaire was an evil genius? Who plays the “evil Gates” is Tim Robbins. The cast also has two female names from the past: Rachael Leigh Cook (revealed in She is great – 1999) and Claire Forlani (revealed in appointment – 1998).

Young people disturbed by the supernatural: Melissa Sagemiller, Wes Bentley, Eliza Dushku and Casey Affleck.

We end the list with this horror work, which few have heard of. The film, however, is proud to print on its poster that it has the same producers of hits vide I Know What You Did Last Summer and Urban legend. Furthermore, the director Stephen Carpenter displays a famous surname, although it is not related to the legendary John Carpenter. Hallucination is a supernatural horror that tells about a group of friends returning from a night of partying and drinking, when they are surprised and have a car accident. After some of them survive, they begin to be disturbed by supernatural manifestations. who stars is Eliza Dushkuwhich started as a teenager in the movie True Lies (1994), from James Cameronand went on to series like buffy, Tru Calling and dollhousebeyond the terror Panic in the forest. By her side, Casey Affleck (the only one who prospered), Wes Bentley and Melissa Sagemiller.

Texas Rangers – Above the Law

Ashton Kutcher, James Van Der Beek, Dylan McDermott and Usher are the Texas Rangers.

Starring in Dimension Films’ $38 Million Western Is Young James Van Der Beek. Who, you ask? Well, you wouldn’t say that if you had lived in the 90s. That way you would know that the actor was very successful in the role of Dawson, in the number 1 teen series of the end of that decade: Dawson’s Creek. The program was created by the same Kevin Williamsonin Panic. It’s this one Texas Rangersan ambitious western whose proposal was perhaps to be the new The Young Gunmenfeaturing rising actors in the cast, is directed by Steve Minerthen fresh off the success of Halloween H20 (1998). In addition to Van Der Beek, the feature also featured the presence of Ashton Kutcher, Usher Raymond and Rachael Leigh Cookall at the beginning of their careers.

sweet cheat

Health up to date! Jennifer Love Hewitt and Sigourney Weaver are daughter and mother in the comedy ‘Sweet Hustle’.

We start the list with this comedy starring the muse Jennifer Love Hewitt. Do you remember her? The actress gained a lot of prominence in the 90s due to the hit drama series Party of Five – The Quintet (1995-1999), which would still yield a derivative exclusively for her character, Time of Your Life. Prior to that, Hewitt starred in the hit horror film I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997), which marked an era and spawned a sequel in 1998, also starring her. Twenty years ago, in 2001, the young woman took one of her most ambitious steps here in sweet cheatwhere she played the daughter of the veteran Sigourney Weaver. In the plot, mother and daughter are two crooks, who live by scamming rich men and stealing their money. The film also features the legendary Gene Hackman in the cast. Have you ever heard of it?

The Harvard Boy

Fight for success! Rebecca Gayheart twists Sarah Michelle Gellar’s arm unaware of the danger, after all she is messing with Buffy.

Speaking of the beloved cult of the 90s I Know What You Did Last Summernow comes to our list another veteran of this feature. Sarah Michelle Gellar became one of the most beloved Scream Queens of the 90s after starring not only in the aforementioned film, but also making a cameo in the phenomenon. panic 2released in the same year of 1997. But the actress would mark the decade even as she personified the role that would define her career, Buffy – The Vampire Slayer (1997-2003), creation of Joss Wheadon. With the arrival of the 2000s, Gellar’s career began to take a slight dip, which resulted in this rather obscure production, about a college student who makes a deal with the mafia to “fix” the score of a basketball game. In addition to Gellar, the cast also includes popular names in the period, see Adrian Grenier, Joey Lauren Adams and Rebecca Gayheart.

Young Punishers

Colin Farrell gives “enough” to Ali Larter, but left the girl’s career “in the dust” when he became a star.

Another big western production, this one paid by Warner for the “trifle” of US$35 million. Here, we have a kind of Robin Hood tale set in the wild west, with young gunslingers taking from the rich and giving to the poor. Unlike the other items on this list, we have the presence of an actor who was just starting his career, but managed to do well in the middle; its about Colin Farrell. Worse luck had their promising supporting actors: Scott Caan (son of James Caan) and the blonde Ali Larter – who never became Hollywood A-team stars. Interestingly, both Caan and Larter had their big revelations in the hit MTV football movie, Tight Marking (1999), which was Larter’s film debut and starred James Van Der Beek, quoted above.

summer play

Watch out for Timberlake. Freddie Prinz Jr. feel Jessica Biel’s stomach.

Speaking of sports, here’s a movie about baseball and romance. Once again, a veteran from the cast of the much-cited I Know What You Did… (1997). this time it’s Freddie Prinz Jr. who appears here, the husband of Sarah Michelle Gellar in real life. Freddie was present in several romance films at the time and even got his own TV series in the mid-2000s – which unfortunately flopped in the first season. In this film, he plays a humble boy struggling to become a professional baseball player. He meets and develops a crush on a rich young woman, making this plot almost a remake of Dirty Dancing, exchanging the dance for the game. Who plays your love interest is Jessica Biel, in her first prominent role in cinema – an actress who also did not take off as she should have. Completing the list, Matthew Lillard and the longing Brittany Murphy.

Cats in a Robbery

Jerry O’Connell paints a perfect caricature of the beautiful Shannon Elizabeth in ‘Cats in a Lot’.

Starring in this no-nonsense comedy are three young actors from the 2000s, whose careers have unfortunately stagnated in Hollywood’s second-tier territory. who stars is Jerry O’Connellwho was a child actor in Count on me (1986) and in the 1990s he participated in panic 2 and had a string of cult hits – sliders (1995-2000). Shannon Elizabethwho is a romantic couple with the actor, was the beauty Nadia in the films of the franchise American Pieand Jake Buseywell, besides being the son of Gary Busey, also had its share of hits with the spirits (1996) and Starship Troopers (1997). Here, the plot talks about a bet between friends about who will be the last bachelor to marry. The task can get difficult when the women in their lives begin to emerge.

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