McSteamy & McDreamy Social Distance, Plus More Nostalgia-Inducing Cast Reunions
Seeing your favorite costars reunite after years apart is true Hollywood magic
McSteamy & McDreamy
Amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Eric Dane — who played Dr. Mark Sloan (a.k.a McSteamy) on Grey's Anatomy— posted a photo of himself and former costar Patrick Dempsey — who played Dr. Derek Shepherd (a.k.a. McDreamy) on the show — demonstrating how to properly practice social distancing.
"Blurry pic of how to hang out 6 feet apart," Dane wrote on Twitter and Instagram Wednesday, alongside a photo of the former cast mates standing apart at the top of what appears to be a hillside.
The Cast of Victorious
The cast of the Nickelodeon show — which ran from 2010 to 2013 — got together virtually to celebrate the show's 10th anniversary after the coronavirus outbreak prevented them from having an in-person gathering.
Ariana Grande and Victoria Justice joined the reunion, which included Leon Thomas III (Andre), Matt Bennett (Robbie), Elizabeth Gillies (Jade), Avan Jogia (Beck), Daniella Monet (Trina), Eric Lange (Mr. Sikowitz) and the show’s creator Dan Schneider.
Sharing a screenshot of the video conference, Justice wrote on Instagram: “This made me happy 😊. 10 years later. Can’t even believe it. 🙏🏼”
Grande commented on a post from fellow castmate Gillies and called the hangout "the best night of my life."
Jason Isaacs & Tom Felton
It's a father-son Harry Potter reunion! Tom Felton and Jason Isaacs who played Draco and Lucius Malfoy in the films, got together digitally to catch up while social distancing in their respective homes.
The Cast of The Office
After 15 years of The Office, Steve Carrell is still the World's Best Boss.
Since Carrell, who played Michael Scott, and John Krasinski, who played Jim Halpert, are social distancing amid the coronavirus pandemic, they took their reunion virtual to celebrate the show's 15th anniversary.
Shiri Appleby & Jason Behr
The costars made fans smile with their reunion selfie as Appleby said, "Just trying to brighten your day. Sending love from Jason and I 👽 #Roswell."
Christopher Lloyd & Michael J. Fox
It's Back to the Future all over again! The franchise's two stars reunited in March 2020 for the Michael J. Fox Foundation's poker night.
The Cast of One Tree Hill
Hilarie Burton and Jana Kramer were together again as the latter shared, "When Peyton and Alex meet for the first time at Tric.....it’s magic ;)."
The Cast of Cruel Intentions
20 years later and Sarah Michelle Geller and Selma Blair still have nothing but love for each other. The former castmates got together with director and screenwriter Roger Kumble at Blair's home and the star posted about it on Instagram, writing, "I can’t show how good it feels to have my friends come and bring lunch and news of the world. So I will just share the standard happy selfies. With love. Who knew this #cruelintentions trio would be forever?”
The Ladies of Pitch Perfect
"We should form a girl group 💕," Anna Camp captioned her series of group shots of her former castmates. The girl gang reunited for a shindig thrown by Camp, and based on these amazing pics — we have no choice but to stan.
The Cast of Gilmore Girls
Melissa McCarthy and Lauren Graham reunited at The Ellen DeGeneres Show recently with McCarthy writing, "It's only taken 20 years for my growth spurt but I’m finally taller than LG!!"
The Ladies of Parks & Rec
ROB LOWE & DEMI MOORE
The actors had a St. Elmo's Fire reunion at the Tom Ford AW20 Show in Hollywood. "With my longtime pal @demimoore celebrating @tomford and his amazing new collection," Lowe shared.
The Bravermans of Parenthood
Several stars from the NBC drama were seen spending time together on Jan. 16, 2020, commemorating their reunion with an adorable family photo.
Mae Whitman, who played Amber Holt, shared the sweet snap on Instagram, calling her former costars her “fam.”
Along with Whitman, the picture features stars Lauren Graham and Peter Krause — who played Braverman siblings on the show yet are a real-life couple — and Ray Romano, who played Graham’s love interest, Hank, with their arms around each other.
The Cast of The Chronicles of Narnia
The Pevensies are all grown up! King Peter (played by William Moseley) enjoyed a feast alongside his former siblings — Susan (Anna Popplewell) and Lucy (Georgie Henley) back in May of 2019. Narnia's royal family was joined by Prince Caspian (Ben Barnes, right) as well as director Andrew Adamson and cast member Alina Phelan Ballou (center).
The Cast of Boy Erased
Russell Crowe was delighted to discover he was sitting next to his former costar Nicole Kidman on a flight to Australia. "Hey @Qantas thanks for getting me home in time for Christmas out of the craziness that is LAX, and thanks for the pure gift of sitting me next to one of my favourite people in the universe," he tweeted.
The Cast of Harry Potter
Draco Malfoy (Tom Felton) decided to cast a spell on Instagram by mesmorizing his followers with this festive Harry Potter cast group shot featuring Hermione Granger (Emma Watson), Luna Lovegood (Evanna Lynch), Ginny Weasley (Bonnie Wright) and Neville Longbottom (Matthew Lewis).
"Seasons greetings from my school mates," Felton captioned his holiday reunion post before cheekily adding the hashtag "#gryfindorVSslytherin."
Haley Joel Osment & M. Night Shyamalan
Haley Joel Osment, M. Night Shyamalan and Jordan Peele attended the Cinespia 20th anniversary screening of The Sixth Sense presented by Amazon Studios at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.
Jason Biggs & Shannon Elizabeth
One time, at a red carpet event…
The costars of the 1999 teen comedy caught up with each other at a screening for the new movie Jay and Silent Bob Reboot at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles.
The Leery Family
Mary-Margaret Humes and John Wesley Shipp — who famously portrayed Gail and Mitch Leery, the parents to James Van Der Beek’s Dawson Leery on the late ’90s teen drama Dawson’s Creek — were in the Los Angeles audience of Dancing with the Stars on Oct. 14, 2019, watching their TV son try his hand at the paso doble.
“So proud of this one right here!!!” the 65-year-old actress wrote on Instagram, captioning the sweet pic. “Such an awesome night in the ballroom @dancingabc with @vanderjames ❤️.”
“This is the first picture of the three of us together in 18 years!!!” she added, alongside the hashtags “#dawsoncreek #dwts #foreverfriends #family is everything!!!”
The Cast of Friends
They'll always be there for you — even 25 years later — and this mini-Friends reunion is proof. Courteney Cox posted a photo of herself with former costars Jennifer Aniston and Matt LaBlanc saying, "A rare night and I love it."
We love it too, Courteney, we love it too.
The Cast of Hart of Dixie
Rachel Bilson, Jaime King, Wilson Bethel and Scott Porter reunited at a September 2019 event for the Huntington's Disease Society of America. "Together for a cause #freezehd #reunited #longlivethehart," Bilson wrote.
The Cast of Romy and Michele's High School Reunion
It's not a high school reunion, but it'll do! Lisa Kudrow and Mira Sorvino gave us the reunion we all wanted when they ran into each other at a September 2019 party.
Kudrow wrote on Instagram, "Most thrilling moment for me at a party EVER! Genuinely GOOD person @mirasorvino see you soon 😍."
And the fun won't stop for these two! Mira told her followers, "I’m gonna be lucky enough to hang w/her again Friday! Woohoo!! Love this woman!!"
Pics, or it didn't happen, ladies!
The Cast of Mad Men
They grow up so fast! January Jones shared a shot with her Mad Men daughter Kiernan Shipka, who turns 20 in November — and is almost as tall as she is.
The Cast of Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman
Two decades after the show ended, Jane Seymour (who played the titular role) reunited with her on-screen love interest, Joe Lando (who played Byron Sully) and posted the evidence to Instagram. She captioned the photo, "Summers with Sully!"
The pair have remained close friends, even reuniting in 2011 for the Hallmark film Perfectly Prudence.
The Cast of Harry Potter
It's pure magic whenever the Harry Potter cast gets together - as Emma Watson (who played Hermione Granger) and Tom Felton (who played Draco Malfoy) recently did in South Africa, where Felton took some downtime to teach "quick learner" Watson to play guitar.
The Cast of Sex & the City/The Cast of Law & Order
Two cast reunions for the price of one! Chris Noth got to catch up with his costars from both Law & Order and Sex & the City. He captioned the photo with Jill Hennessy (who played Claire Kincaid on Law & Order) and Kristin Davis (who played Charlotte York on SATC), "It’s a threesome - Sex and the Order!😝"
THE CAST OF GLEE
Chord Overstreet, Jenna Ushkowitz, Harry Shum Jr., Kevin McHale, Darren Criss, Dianna Agron and Amber Riley all got together recently.
THE CAST OF REALITY BITES
Ben Stiller, Winona Ryder, Janeane Garofalo and Ethan Hawke reunited at the 25th-anniversary screening of Reality Bites at the Tribeca Film Festival.
The Cast of Charlie's Angels
It's been nearly 20 years since Drew Barrymore, Cameron Diaz and Lucy Liu teamed up to fight crime, and they're just as angelic as ever.
THE CAST OF IN LIVING COLOR
Tommy Davidson, Shawn Wayans, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Kim Wayans and David Alan Grier celebrated the show's 25th anniversary reunion during the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival.
THE CAST OF BACK TO THE FUTURE
Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd were together again for a special panel at the Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo in Canada where they were joined by Lea Thompson, Thomas F. Wilson and James Tolkan.
THE CAST OF SAVED BY THE BELL
THE CAST OF SCRUBS
THE CAST OF THE OFFICE
Jenna Fischer, Angela Kinsey and Phyllis Smith were together again as the Party Planning Committee.
THE CAST OF ALIAS
Jennifer Garner's Sydney Bristow may have had a fraught relationship with her two "spy dads" on Alias, Victor Garber (who played Jack Bristow) and Ron Rifkin (Arvin Sloane) but in real life they're the best of friends and "forever playmates."
MEG RYAN & BILLY CRYSTAL
With When Harry Met Sally turning 30 this year, the two stars struck a pose at a TCM tribute to the beloved romantic comedy. Ryan attributed some of the film's longevity to their chemistry: "It’s the kind of music Billy and I knew how to play together,” she said during the panel.