Entertainment Movies Mandy Moore Thinks 'A Walk to Remember' Should Get a Reboot Starring Olivia Rodrigo Moore spoke to PEOPLE exclusively for the 20th anniversary of A Walk to Remember By Dory Jackson Dory Jackson Instagram Twitter Website Dory Jackson is an Associate Editor for PEOPLE's digital TV team. While at the brand, she's had the opportunity to interview a long list of celebrities, from Kate Hudson to Pierce Brosnan to Billy Porter. She also recaps popular TV shows like The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and Vanderpump Rules.The New York-based Maryland native graduated from Randolph-Macon College in May 2016 with a focus in Communication Studies and Journalism. She came to PEOPLE in March 2021 after working at a number of major news companies, including Newsweek and Us Weekly. She also previously co-hosted a podcast called "Idol Nation." People Editorial Guidelines and Alexia Fernández Published on January 25, 2022 08:02 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: getty (2) Mandy Moore thinks it's high time A Walk to Remember received its own reboot. "I would love that," said the actress, who spoke to PEOPLE exclusively for the 20th anniversary of the film — which also stars Shane West — adding she could already envision a certain singer in the role of Jamie Sullivan, which she originated. "I don't know, Olivia Rodrigo or something like that," Moore said, adding, "Someone could redo this film." "I would love to see it. It's been long enough that, yeah, I feel like we've earned our place in cinematic history for a reboot at this point," added the This Is Us star. A Walk to Remember was adapted from the 1999 Nicholas Sparks novel of the same name. The story follows jaded and aimless high school senior Landon Carter (West) who unexpectedly falls in love with the girl he once made fun of, Jamie (Moore). A Walk to Remember Turns 20! Mandy Moore and Shane West Spill Secrets on Their Iconic Teen Romance The chemistry between Jamie and Landon reflected the real-life chemistry between both Moore, 37, and West, 43. The two previously admitted to crushing on each other at the time of filming. Warner Bros. Pictures Despite that, West told PEOPLE they "always kept it professional" because they "inherently cared about each other." "I think when you do [have an attraction] and you're doing such a sweet story that it just makes it very easy," he said, noting that it was "very much a family" feel on set. "Everybody got along and balanced in reality. I was a bit older. Mandy was not 21, so it was more of a loving thing where we were just all out to protect her." Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE's free daily newsletter to stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to compelling human interest stories. Recalling her experience working alongside West, Moore believed the "natural ease" the pair had is what still "resonates" with fans to this day. "Somehow, we sort of just had this really natural, effortless chemistry with one another," she said. "And I think that comes across in the film and that's hard to get. You can't really fake that."