Picks and Pans Review: 10 Things I Hate About You


• The stars of the 1999 teen romantic comedy look back at the cult fave that launched a rising young star: Heath Ledger

“There was something magical right from the start,” director Gil Junger says of filming the Shakespeare-inspired 10 Things I Hate About You, now a television series on ABC Family. Shooting in Seattle, the cast “hung out every night without fail,” recalls Larisa Oleynik—including a then 19-year-old Ledger. “Heath could make anyone feel like they were the only person in the room,” says Oleynik. “He was dynamic and a heck of a lot of fun.”


The film’s cast moved on to college—and grown-up roles

JULIA STILES The Columbia University grad, 28, appeared in the Bourne trilogy and onstage in Oleanna.

LARISA OLEYNIK The actress, 28, calls enrolling in Sarah Lawrence College “the best decision.”

JOSEPH GORDON-LEVITT The 3rd Rock from the Sun alum, 28, stars in (500) Days of Summer

Updated by Natasha Stoynoff
and Paul Chi
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