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    "Halloweentown" Premiered 24 Years Ago, So Here's The Entire Original Cast Then Vs. Now

    Halloweentown is still cool, and the cast continues to hang out 24 years later, which I love.

    I think it's safe to say that Halloweentown remains one of the best Halloween movies of all time.

    The cast of "Halloweentown"

    And even after the first movie was released in 1998, the cast has remained incredibly close, and have even reunited a bunch at Halloweentown conventions and panels.

    Screenshot from "Halloweentown"

    So, to celebrate this iconic movie, here's what the original cast of Halloweentown looks like 24 years after its release.

    1. Kimberly J. Brown, who played Marnie Piper

    "Halloween is cool."

    She was 13 years old when she was cast in Halloweentown.

    Marnie in "Halloweentown"

    And here she is now:

    If you've been on TikTok recently, you've probably seen some of her great Halloweentown-themed videos.

    Screenshot from Kimberly J. Brown's TikTok

    And she's currently engaged to Daniel Kountz, who played Kal in Halloweentown II: Kalabar's Revenge.

    2. Joey Zimmerman, who played Dylan Piper.

    Screenshots from "Halloweentown"

    He was 12 years old when he appeared in Halloweentown.

    Closeup of Dylan Piper

    And here he is now:

    After the Halloweentown movies, Joey didn't do a ton of acting, but he still loves celebrating the movies.

    3. Emily Roeske, who played Sophie Piper

    Screenshots from "Halloweentown"

    She was 7 years old when she was cast in Halloweentown.

    Sophie in "Halloweentown"

    And here she is now:

    She recently reunited at a Halloweentown event with some of the cast.

    4. Judith Hoag, who played Gwen Cromwell Piper

    Screenshots from "Halloweentown"

    She was 35 years old when she starred in Halloweentown.

    Gwen in "Halloweentown"

    And here she is now:

    Judith has starred in several notable TV shows since Halloweentown, including Big Love, Nashville, The Magicians, and more.

    Also, here's the Piper/Cromwell family all together in 2017.

    5. Phillip Van Dyke, who played Luke

    Screenshots from "Halloweentown"

    He was 14 years old when he appeared in Halloweentown.

    Marnie and Luke

    And here he is now:

    The cast of "Halloweentown" at an event

    Following Halloweentown, he appeared in a few TV episodes in the early 2000s, like when he played young Christopher in Gilmore Girls.

    Closeup of Phillip Van Dyke

    6. Robin Thomas, who played Kalabar

    Screenshots from "Halloweentown"

    He was 49 years old when he starred in Halloweentown.


    And here he is now:

    Closeup of Robin Thomas

    He went on to appear in countless TV shows such as Desperate Housewives, Castle, Switched at Birth, Fuller House, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, and more. Recently, he's appeared in numerous Mystery 101 Hallmark movie series.

    Robin Thomas

    7. Kenneth Choi, who played "Hip Sales Creature"

    Screenshots from "Halloweentown"

    He was 27 years old when he appeared in Halloweentown.

    Screenshot from "Halloweentown"

    And here he is now:

    Closeup of Kenneth Choi

    Halloweentown was actually Kenneth's first movie. Since then, he's appeared in so many great shows and movies like Sons of Anarchy, the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and he currently stars as Howard "Chimney" Han on 9-1-1.

    Kenneth Choi in "9-1-1"

    8. Rino Romano, who voiced Benny

    Screenshots from "Halloweentown"

    He was 29 years old when he voiced Benny in Halloweentown.

    Screenshot from "Halloweentown"

    And here he is now in real life:

    He still does a ton of voiceover work; most notably, he's been The Narrator for Curious George since 2007. Rino also voiced The Batman/Bruce Wayne in The Batman, as well as characters in The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy, Samurai Jack, Spider-Man, Teen Titans, and many more.

    9. And finally, Debbie Reynolds, who played Aggie Cromwell

    Screenshots from "Halloweentown"

    She was 66 years old when she starred in Halloweentown.

    Screenshot from "Halloweentown"

    Sadly, Debbie died in 2016. At the time, Kimberly J. Brown penned a heartfelt tribute about working with Debbie on the Halloweentown films.

    Closeup of Debbie Reynolds

    "She was the warmest and the kindest. I appreciated that she always treated me like a peer, even at 13, encouraging me with that twinkle in her eye along the way. As I grew older and we worked together more, her jokes and stories became a little bawdier, and I was riveted. She loved sharing wisdom and making you laugh at her own expense. It made her day to make someone else happy," Kimberly wrote.

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