No one wanted to say just a little prayer for My Best Friend’s Wedding, because the romantic comedy that starred Julia Roberts and Cameron Diaz was successful out of the gate and stays beloved by viewers and castmembers alike.
Ahead of director P.J. Hogan’s movie, launched on June 20, 1997, reaching its twenty fifth anniversary, Roberts spoke to E!’s Daily Pop on Wednesday in regards to the enduring enchantment of the undertaking. Its plot centered on Julianne (Roberts) realizing she has emotions for longtime pal Michael (Dermot Mulroney), who’s about to tie the knot with Kimmy (Diaz); this leads Julianne to faux to be engaged to pal George (Rupert Everett).
“So many people have someone that they can see themselves as in the movie,” Roberts defined. “I also just think that we really got lucky coming together — none of us knew each other before we made the movie — and we just had a really great chemistry. It just worked.”
Roberts, who’s at present selling her position in Starz’s upcoming Watergate-focused restricted sequence Gaslit, talked about that everybody within the solid “really liked each other,” and the bond thrived after cameras stopped rolling.
“Dermot and I are still really great friends — we talk all the time,” she continued. “And I think that that is a testament to the beautiful time that we all had making this film together.”