- "Bewitched" came out 17 years ago on June 24, 2005.
- The movie is based on the iconic television series "Bewitched," which ran from 1964 until 1972.
- Nicole Kidman, who stars as Isobel Bigelow, went on to win an Emmy for her role in "Big Little Lies."
Isabel wants nothing more than to live a normal life and find love without using her magical abilities. After being cast as an unknown actress in a reboot of the beloved television show "Bewitched," she begins a relationship with Jack Wyatt, her eccentric and often self-absorbed costar.
Prior to starring in "Bewitched," Kidman, now 55, won the Oscar for best actress for her role in "The Hours." She has also received critical acclaim for her role in "Big Little Lies," for which she won an Emmy for outstanding lead actress in a limited series or movie.
Jack Wyatt casts Isobel after seeing her do the signature Samantha nose wiggle in a bookstore and believing that casting an unknown actress will help make him the star of the show. He later learns that Isobel has been cast a little too well for the part and is actually a real witch.
Prior to starring in "Bewitched," "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy," and "Elf," Ferrell, 55, proved his comedy chops as a lead cast member on "Saturday Night Live."
He is now regarded as one of Hollywood's top actors and producers. He most recently starred in "The Shrink Next Door" and produced "The Woman in the House Across the Street from the Girl in the Window."
Iris is an ally to Isobel and forms a romantic connection with Isobel's father, a real warlock.
MacLaine, 88, is still acting and recently appeared in "Only Murders in the Building" and "American Dreamer," which starred Peter Dinklage and Danny Glover. She also appeared in two episodes of "Glee" as June Dolloway, a socialite who takes a liking to Blaine Anderson's talent.
Nigel repeatedly tries to convince Isobel to give up her charade and return to her life as a witch.
Caine, 89, is regarded as a British film icon. His most recent acting credits include roles in "Medieval" and "Best Sellers." He has been married to former actress and Miss Guyana, Shakira Caine since 1973.
Maria is a huge fan of the original "Bewitched" television series and an ally to Isobel.
Her role was created with Chenoweth in mind for the part and was her first major movie role. After "Bewitched," Chenoweth went on to star in "The West Wing," "Pushing Daisies," and had a recurring role as April Rhodes on "Glee." Her most recent acting credits include roles in "Holidate," "Shmigadoon!", and appeared as herself in "Bros."
Aunt Clara was also a character in the original "Bewitched" television series, further blurring the lines between the show's plot and Isobel's life as a witch.
Shelley was the originator of the role of Madame Morrible in "Wicked" on Broadway. Shelley's other stage roles included Gwendolyn Pigeon in "The Odd Couple," which she also played in the 1968 movie adaptation.
Shelley's final role was in the TV movie "Did You Know My Husband?" The actress passed away on August 31, 2018, after a battle with cancer.
Uncle Arthur, a character in the original "Bewitched" television series, appears to Jack as a figment of his own imagination and tells him not to let Isobel quit the show because he is in love with her.
"The Office" premiered in March 2005, just a few months before "Bewitched" was released. His leading role as Michael Scott would go on to become one of Carell's most iconic performances up until the show ended in 2013.
Aside from "The Office," Carell is also well known for his roles in "The 40-Year-Old Virgin," "Little Miss Sunshine," "Beautiful Boy," and, most recently, "The Patient."