THEN AND NOW: The cast of ‘The Princess Diaries’ movies 17 years later


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Warning: Minor spoilers ahead for the “Princess Diaries” franchise.

Disney’s two movie adaptations of Meg Cabot’s book series “The Princess Diaries” are among the most iconic live-action films from the early 2000s era of filmmaking. The first movie, starring Anne Hathaway as Mia Thermopolis, premiered in 2001 and its lovable sequel following just three years later, “The Princess Diaries” franchise was home to many now-iconic stars.

With both movies now streaming on Netflix, let’s look back at the star-studded cast of “The Princess Diaries” and “The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement.”

From Mandy Moore to Chris Pine and more, keep reading to see what the cast of “The Princess Diaries” movies are up to now.

“The Princess Diaries” is a book-to-movie adaptation about the story of a high school girl who discovers she’s part of a royal family tree.

Mia Thermopolis (or Princess Amelia Mignonette Grimaldi Thermopolis Renaldi) finds out she’s next in line for the crown in the fictional land of Genovia. Anne Hathaway was 18 years old when she starred in this Disney breakout hit.

Seventeen years later, Hathaway is an Oscar-winning star who was a highlight in the recent movie “Ocean’s 8.”

In 2013, Hathaway took home the Academy Award for best supporting actress for her role in “Les Misérables.”

Queen Clarisse Renaldi, Mia’s grandmother, was the one who broke the news of her royal heritage during an unexpected afternoon tea.

When her son died unexpected, Queen Clarisse stayed out of Mia’s life until she was nearly 18 years old.

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