The “Clueless” cast reunited on Tuesday at the Nokia Theater for an L.A. Film Festival screening of the '90s cult classic.
A source told Us Weekly the audience “went wild” when stars Alicia Silverstone (Cher Horowitz), Stacy Dash (Dionne Davenport), Elisa Donovan (Amber Mariens) and creator/director Amy Heckerling took the stage for a question-and-answer session.
According to the source, the cast apparently looked thrilled to be back together on the stage. "It didn't look like any time had passed," the insider said. "They all gelled so well together and looked like they could have stepped right back into those roles."
The source added Angelo Bertolotti, the father of the late Brittany Murphy who played Tai Frasier in the film, was in the audience when the movie was screened.
On a lighter note, Silverstone, 37, said she loved playing Cher. She referred to the role as "wonderful" and "so much fun." She spoke about the actresses who inspired her for the role. "I thought I was channeling Marilyn Monroe and Lucille Ball," Silverstone said about the spoiled high schooler. “And obviously that wasn't the case," she joked. "But I just felt like that! Especially when I pushed [Elton] off [of me at a house party]."
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"Those were the things that I found lovely," she continued.
Silverstone certainly wasn’t the only one who loved working on the film. "I am so lucky that they were all out there at the time," Heckerling said about the '90s cast. "I saw the 'Cryin' video for Aerosmith and when Alicia gave the finger, I said, 'There's my girl.'" Before “Clueless,” Silverstone was best known for appearing in various Aerosmith videos. "We met and I just loved her immediately,” the director added.
Heckerling felt the same way about her choice for Cher’s BFF Dionne. "I wanted somebody that seemed like she was royalty and she can easily be government," the director said.
"We had so much fun," added Dash, 47, about the movie. "[Heckerling] had such a clear vision and she was able to translate it to us perfectly."
"Just as everyone said, it was such a magical experience," Donovan, 43, chimed in. "That was my first movie," she explained. "So to have such an extraordinary group of people, and to have everybody be young, and have so much fun, it was amazing."
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