Zetus lapetus! The forged of ‘Zenon: Lady of the 21st Century’ had an epic reunion, trying again on all of their greatest reminiscences of capturing the beloved 1999 Disney movie.
Millennials can get a style of their youth again with Disney+ making Zenon: Lady of the 21st Century out there on the streaming service. The 1999 Disney flick was beloved by a technology, and now those self same viewers are sharing it with their very own kids. Three of the favored actors, Kirsten Storms, 36, Phillip Rhys, 48, and Gregory Smith, 36, received collectively for a reunion the place they dished in a distant video chat with PEOPLE in regards to the influence of the movie on their lives, in addition to enjoyable reminiscences of capturing in Vancouver, Canada.
Within the movie, Kirsten’s space-station dwelling 13-year-old character of Zenon Kar will get grounded and despatched all the way down to Earth to reside along with her Aunt Judy. She has issues mixing in at college, then uncovers a sinister plot in opposition to her outer-space residence. Kirsten was simply 14-years-old when she shot the movie, and had such a blast hanging out on set with Greg and his associates, as they have been all the identical age.
The film simply so occurred to movie the entire classroom and faculty scenes at Greg’s actual life highschool in Vancouver, BC, so it actually felt like residence to him. “It was such a enjoyable shoot, all of us frolicked collectively. As a result of we shot it at my highschool in the course of the summer season break, they let a bunch of my associates be extras (in classroom scenes). So in all these scenes, that’s who I palled round with rising up.” Kristen added that, “I frolicked with Greg and his associates the complete shoot. I nonetheless look again on that point as being a lot enjoyable.”
Kirsten is a mother now to six-year-old Harper Rose Barash, her daughter with ex-husband and her former Basic Hospital co-star Brandon Barash, 40. She confirmed Zenon to her daughter earlier this 12 months, however stated that she was too younger to actually perceive the storyline. However that didn’t cease Harper from recognizing that 13-year-old Zenon and mommy have been the identical individual.
‘”She was actually excited to see me on TV trigger she had not seen me in something earlier than. We needed to clear up some confusion that I wasn’t actually Zenon in actual life. She thought after I left her I went to be Zenon,” Kirsten sweetly shared.
Regardless of her long term as Maxie Jones on ABC’s Basic Hospital, and her 5 years as Belle Black on NBC’s Days of Our Lives earlier than that, Kirsten says that she’s nonetheless stopped by followers and acknowledged probably the most for her position as Zenon. “On a regular basis, it by no means fails. I get acknowledged extra for Zenon than I do from Basic Hospital, nonetheless. And with Disney plus popping out it simply elevated that.”
“However I believe it’s humorous, I get requested to say ‘zetus-lapeutus’ on a regular basis, and I simply go together with it,” about her character’s beloved catch phrases. “I really like that this film caught round for therefore lengthy. And now persons are taking part in it for his or her youngsters, which I believe is admittedly cool.”
As for hopping into their characters 21 years later, Kirsten is all for a revival. “I'd be down for that. They’re rebooting a number of the OG Disney tales so I believe that might be enjoyable,” she reveals. Phillip explains, “There’s positively one thing there. There’s a purpose it linked with so many. The story, the sensibility, the common story…in the end ‘there’s no place like residence’ from the Wizard of Oz…everybody can determine with that.”