Acting lives, that is.
I mean, there has to be some coincidence, right? Claire Danes reappeared out of nowhere to co-star in Terminator 3 a few years ago and I thought, "Huh, I guess she's still in the business."
But then, Jared Leto popped up in the heavily promoted, big budget flop Alexander. Whoa. I mean, both have been working, but completely under my radar, I guess. Just another couple of TV actors who tried to make the leap to the big screen and for whatever reason, didn't.
But now? Jared's back again co-starring as Nic Cage's little bro in Lord of War, and Claire has her own upcoming opener, as the titular Shopgirl.
I just watched the trailer for this last, and if Jared Leto had been cast in the Jason Schwartman role, it would have been My So-Called Life for the big screen, little Angela all grown-up and still innocently beautiful and confused about whom she should fall in love with.
For the record: Claire Danes still has gorgeous porcelain skin and amazing hair. And Jared Leto unlike some guys, never outgrew his Jordan Catalano phase: he's still a cutie, too.