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LET’S be trustworthy – it is probably not Christmas until we have now Love Really enjoying on repeat within the background.
And whereas we are able to virtually recite each line from the film in our sleep, we nonetheless cannot consider it has been 17 YEARS because the traditional Christmas movie first graced our screens.
Love Really was launched in November 2003Credit score: Alamy
Virtually in a single day, the kid stars had been catapulted to fame – and whereas some have remained actors, others have shied away from the limelight completely.
Right here Fabulous takes a have a look at the place the youngsters from Love Really are actually – together with one who controversially thinks it is a “s**t movie”.
Tom – Thomas Brodie-Sangster
Thomas Brodie-Sangster captured our hearts when he took on the function of Tom on the age of 13.
Thomas was simply 13 years previous when he starred in Love ReallyCredit score: Rex Options
He most just lately appeared in Netflix’s The Queen’s GambitCredit score: Getty Pictures – Getty
Two years later, Thomas starred in traditional children’ movie Nanny McPhee because the oldest of the seven youngsters.
In 2008, he performed Paul McCartney in Sam Taylor-Wooden’s film Nowhere Boy about John Lennon’s youthful years.
14 years after the film was launched, Thomas reprised his function as Tom within the Love Really Purple Nostril Day particular the place he was reunited together with his on-screen dad Liam Neeson and love curiosity Joanna.
Talking to Folks in October this 12 months, Thomas mentioned: “I bear in mind already having the half and going into the read-through and never figuring out who else was in it.
“I’d simply go, ‘Oh, it is one other job. Nice. I am on one other job.’ After which all these faces began strolling in by way of the door and I realised that that is in all probability fairly large.”
Joanna – Olivia Olson
Olivia Olson was 11 years previous when she appeared in Love Really
Olivia appeared on the movie star model of The X Consider 2019Credit score: oliviaroseolson/Instagram
Within the Christmas movie, Olivia performed the crush of schoolboy Sam who realized to play the drums to impress her – and who may overlook her efficiency of All I Need for Christmas Is You on the finish?
After the movie wrapped, the kid star went on to voice the characters Vanessa Doofenshmirtz in Phineas and Ferb and Marceline the Vampire Queen in Journey Time.
Olivia can be a gifted author, having written part of one of the best promoting journey Time Encyclopedia.
Having launched her second studio album Nowhere Land in 2018, the gifted singer appeared on the movie star X Issue final 12 months.
Octopus Boy – Billy Campbell
The Octopus Boy was Natalie’s youthful brother within the filmCredit score: Alamy
Billy hasn’t achieved any appearing sinceCredit score: Twitter
He might not have had the largest function within the hit Christmas film – however nobody may overlook the Octopus Boy who awkwardly sits between Hugh Grant and Martine McCutcheon throughout their romantic reunion.
Sadly for us, this was Billy Campbell’s final appearing function – however his godmother Kathy Burke did share a candy image of him all grown up on social media.
In 2018, she tweeted: “Need to really feel previous? Here is what octopus boy aka my godson, Invoice seems to be like now.”
Daisy – Lulu Popplewell
Lulu was 12 when she appeared within the film
The humorist says she thinks the film is ‘s**t’
If Daisy does not instantly spring to thoughts, then chances are high you may bear in mind her because the woman who was solid because the lobster within the Nativity.
Now 29, Lulu Popplewell is now a humorist and musician.
Showing on the Virtually Well-known podcast earlier this 12 months, Lulu admitted she is not as large a fan of the movie as you’d anticipate.
She mentioned: “Look, softly be it spoken I feel it is a s*** movie. I feel it is aged badly.
“All the ladies in it are form of passive objects. I feel that there was an article that described them as passive objects to be acquired, and on rewatching it isn’t nice.”
Bernie – William Wadham
William Wadham performed Emma Thompson’s sonCredit score: Rex Options
14 years later, William is now a composerCredit score: willwadham/Soundcloud
William Wadham performed Daisy’s brother Bernie – and sadly did not get as a lot display time after one in every of his scenes had been reduce.
These days, William is a composer for movie, theatre, documentary and tv.
On his website, the previous youngster star says he acquired into music whereas learning Classics at Exeter College and was given a composition scholarship whereas he was nonetheless learning for his diploma.
Since then, he is composed music for manufacturers together with Ford, eBay and Vivienne Westwood.
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