Nicole Kidman Celebrates ‘Practical Magic’ Movie Anniversary


Nicole Kidman in ‘Practical Magic.’
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A magical position! Nicole Kidman shared the last word throwback to mark the twenty third anniversary of Practical Magic.

The actress, now 54, performed Gillian Owens alongside Sandra Bullock, who performed her sister, Sally, within the film. The Owens witches are all cursed, so the boys they love die tragically. After Gillian by chance kills her abusive boyfriend Jimmy (Goran Visnjic), she returns house to get some magical assist.

Practical Magic, based mostly on the e book by Alice Hoffman, hit theaters on October 16, 1998. Though it wasn’t precisely a blockbuster, it has since change into a cult basic and important Halloween viewing.

“Wishing you all a practically magical weekend! ✨🔮 #PracticalMagic Anniversary,” the Australia native captioned an Instagram put up on Saturday, October 16. The carousel included eight pictures that confirmed off the height ’90s style traits.

Bullock, now 57, reminisced with Kidman in regards to the movie on the 2018 Oscars after they bumped into one another on the crimson carpet. The Miss Congeniality star mentioned she’d been discussing their witchy flick earlier that day.

“We were talking about when we shot [Practical Magic] together, and I asked her to get the tequila and she came back with the wrong tequila, but we drank it anyway,” Bullock mentioned.

The Owens witches famously loved downing margaritas, and it appears the cast appreciated to get pleasure from some libations when the cameras weren’t rolling too.

Kidman, who has been married to Keith Urban since 2006, added, “I love that movie!”


Nicole Kidman and Sandra Bullock in ‘Practical Magic.’
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She even performed Practical Magic for her youthful daughters, Sunday, 13, and Faith, 10, a number of years in the past.

“I showed that movie to my kids. It’s a little above their [level of understanding] — just some of the stuff,” the Big Little Lies star defined. “We’re really good sisters.”

The Bird Box actress agreed. “I think we are. And we’re really good drinkers too!” she joked.

Practical Magic additionally starred Stockard Channing and Dianne Wiest as quirky aunts whereas Evan Rachel Wood performed Bullock’s eldest daughter, Kylie, in certainly one of her early roles. Aidan Quinn, Mark Feuerstein, Chloe Webb and Margo Martindale additionally starred within the romantic dramedy, directed by Griffin Dunne.

The impromptu 2018 reunion brought about loads of buzz amongst followers, however no plans for a Practical Magic sequel with the unique stars have been talked about. However, HBO Max ordered a prequel TV collection in August 2019. The Rules of Magic, based mostly on the prequel Hoffman wrote, takes place within the Nineteen Sixties and follows the kooky aunts seen in Practical Magic. Franny and Jet go to their very own aunt to grasp who they are surely and the way to reside with the Owens’ household curse.

Jessica Jones present runner Melissa Rosenberg signed on for the collection when it was first revealed, however no updates have been introduced.

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