Sebastian stans! Cruel Intentions’ theme song, The Verve’s “Bittersweet Symphony,” still follows Ryan Phillippe to this day — however he’s every for it.

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“It makes me smile nearly every time. No matter where i am,” the Lady the the Manor actor, 47, specifically told Us Weekly.

“And there’s been a pair of times in my life wherein I’ve been, like, in ~ a gas terminal or whatever. And also I’ll unexpectedly hear the tune from throughout the way. And then there’ll it is in a group of human being waving come me. Like, they put the tune on a purpose since they saw me there,” the continued. “But to have to be linked with a song, there could be means worse songs to be connected with. You know, the a really great song still. And so as soon as I hear those strings start up, that does, it still makes me happy. So it renders me smile.”

Phillippe starred in the 1999 romantic drama alongside Reese Witherspoon, Sarah Michelle Gellar and also Selma Blair. In the last scene, the 1997 fight plays together Witherspoon’s Annette cd driver away before the credits roll. (The counting Crows’ “Colorblind” is additionally a favorite together Sebastian meets Annette at the height of an plane escalator and also kisses her.)


Ryan Phillippe, buy it Michelle Gellar, Selma Blair, and also Reese Witherspoon in ‘Cruel Intentions.’ Bob Frame/Columbia/Kobal/Shutterstock

Phillippe and Witherspoon, 45, would certainly go on to welcome daughter Ava, 22, and also son Deacon, 17, before divorcing in 2008 after 7 years of marriage.

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Since play Manhattan’s negative boy Sebastian Valmont, the actor has actually gone ~ above to appear in several TV shows and films, consisting of The Lincoln Lawyer, Damages, Secrets and also Lies, Shooter and also Big Sky. End the years, the method he’s liked projects has actually changed.

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“That’s one of the significant changes that comes with getting older and also having kids and also those kinds of things. You know, you begin to think about projects a little differently in state of how long you’ll be away and also where you’ll be at and also the human being that you’ll be with and wanting it to it is in an exciting experience. It’s favor you begin to be an ext aware of only having a particular amount the time to perform anything. And so you desire that time come be spent wisely and also around people that girlfriend like and enjoy,” he described to Us. “Obviously, the story is constantly still most important in regard to speak yes, and then to put investing your time and effort right into something. Yet it does adjust as you obtain older in terms, like, you want to it is in in a great situation, and also you need to modify things according come what your lifestyle is and also to the various other responsibilities and commitments the you have actually from a family standpoint.”


buy it Michelle Gellar and also Ryan Phillippe in ‘Cruel Intentions.’ Melissa Moseley/Columbia/Kobal/Shutterstock

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Phillippe’s varieties of roles have also changed since getting his begin in the industry almost three decades ago. “Now that I’m a much more mature man, I’m certain the duties are walk to it is in different, and it opens up up a whole new world the possibilities of that you can play. And also that’s exciting. Yes nothing particular I have actually in mind. However I certainly do have actually the feeling that yes still sides of me yet to be displayed as an actor and also parts that i still want to beat that i haven’t excellent yet,” he said. “I think that’s type of those exciting about life in general is not learning what comes back, hope it’s something the you’re excited come do.”

Up next, the Crash star can be checked out in Justin Long’s directorial debut, the mythological comedy Lady of the Manor, and also the new Peacock series, MacGruber.

“To walk to work and laugh every day is such a totally different endure than to go to occupational thinking, ‘Oh, I have to do the scene where my wife’s just died’ or ‘I’ve shed my child.’ They’re fully different means to work and they take it a fully different part of yourself and energy to do,” the told Us. “And so there’s a relief occasionally in act the comedic stuff, because it’s simply not as heavy. It’s no as emotionally taxing together drama deserve to be sometimes.”

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