Melanie Lynskey is having the sweetest family reunion.
More than 20 years have passed since the movie was released Sweet Home AlabamaThe star is still linked to the actors who play her (many) children on screen.
Open weekly entertainmentA recent Instagram post celebrating the 2002 romantic comedy starring Reese Witherspoon, Josh Lucas and Patrick Dempsey, along with former child actor Colin Ford, tagged Lynskey in a comment.
“@msmelanielynskey ❤️ proud to be one of your kids in this movie. My first job!” He wrote.
“I know, you were so sweet and you did such a good job!” Emmy nominee yellow jackets the actor responded.
She added a heart emoji and tagged another person, Kelsey Lowenthal. Sweet Home Alabama The child star intervened with his own comment: “The best memories of my life were on this set!”
Ford and Lowenthal were among the child actors playing the family of Lynskey’s character, Lurlynn, who greets Witherspoon’s Melanie as her high school friends return to their small town. In the now-famous scene in the middle of a crowded bar, Witherspoon says, “You’ve got a baby! In a bar!”
“I think I was 21 or 22, I didn’t have any babies at the time,” Lynskey said. Trendy last year. “And I had five kids that I fought with. They were so sweet. I still keep in touch with two of them. They’re so sweet, so sweet kids.”
Lynskey said when asked if she brought a baby to the bar in real life in 2021. Us Weekly, “I guess I did, yeah! …I think I brought my daughter to a bar.”
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after him Sweet Home Alabama debuted, Ford continued to star in We bought a zoo And Under the Dome.
Lowenthal, who also appeared in 2002 A Haunted in Georgia, She shared a follow-up comment on the Instagram post with Ford and Lynskey. “@melanielynskey imagine sweet home alabama 2 with children all grown up.
Lynskey responded enthusiastically: “A dream!!”
When another commenter asked whether Ford or Lowenthal was the “baby in the bar,” the actor clarified that they were not.
“They were both sweet and talented little kids who played my other kids and have grown into sweet and talented adults,” she wrote. “I love them both.”
Lynskey began her prolific career opposite Kate Winslet. Heavenly Creatures. The New Zealand-born star has since amassed nearly 100 film credits and is currently in the running for two 2023 Primetime Emmy Awards for her pioneering work on the film. yellow jackets and as a guest star What’s left of us.