Christina Ricci Hates Her Performance in 1995’s ‘Casper’: ‘I Am Terrible in It’

Christina Ricci may be revisiting her role in “The Addams Family” for Netflix’s “Wednesday” series, but that’s the only kooky character from the 1990s she’s willing to look back on.The “Yellowjackets” star revealed during the “Wtf with Marc Maron” podcast that she can’t rewatch the 1995 ghost movie “Casper” because of how embarrassing she feels her performance is.“If you actually watch ‘Casper,’ I’m terrible in it,” Ricci dished.

“People get so upset when I say that.

Because I’m like, ‘No, it’s a wonderful movie.’ Because it’s a childhood treasure to people.

But I am terrible in it.”Ricci was 13 years old when she played Kat in the film based on the Harvey Comics cartoon character Casper the Friendly Ghost.

Ricci showed “Casper” to her eight-year-old son Freddie Heerdegen and was reminded of how cringe-inducing the role was for her at the time.

Read full article