It’s 2002 again. Britney Spears and Zoe Saldana will reunite on the big screen with “Crossroadsreturns to theaters to celebrate the release of Spears’ highly anticipated memoir, The Woman in Me.
Crossroads stars Spears, Saldana and Taryn Manning like three high school graduates who were once best friends. The three rediscover their friendship while traveling across the country. Although the film was not a big success upon release, it was Spears’ first starring role and was also written by Shonda Rhimes who went on to create some of the most famous TV shows of all time, including “Gray’s Anatomy” And “Scandal“
The film will return to theaters on October 23 and 25. Spears’ memoir will be released on October 24, allowing fans to watch her film before reading the book, after, or both.
Tamra Davis, the film’s director, shared a statement following news of the re-release, praising Spears’ performance. “I recently re-watched Crossing and was so captivated by the time capsule that this incredible ensemble cast brings to the screen,” she said. “Britney is simply breathtaking, and Shonda shows us her early experience writing complex female characters.”
“This is definitely music that audiences will dance and sing along to, and I know everyone will have as much fun watching these scenes as we had making them,” Davis continued. “I’m so grateful that Crossroads will be available so people can see Britney shine again.”
Britney Spears and Zoe Saldana’s relationship
In 2022, Saldana shared her thoughts about working with Spears, calling her a sweet person. “I worked with Britney Spears when Britney was the biggest thing at the time,” she said AND! News. “She was always just a sweet and kind person. It’s still there. I just have a feeling she’s still here. She is so natural and at the same time so practical, so accessible. I remember all these things.”
In 2014, Spears shared a photo of herself and Saldana from the set of Crossroads and wrote, “Zoe Saldana is truly the cutest. Nothing but wonderful memories of working with her.”