Back in 1999 the remake of House on Haunted Hill spooked me senseless with its jumpy moments and blood splattered scenes. I have to admit i love the original version with Vincent Prince but the re-make was actually surprisingly pretty awesome! This film had my heart racing as the story unfolded. Following those greedy friends who willingly decided to spend the night in the terrifying house all because some eccentric millionaire dangled the possibility of $1,000,000 in the air if they spent the night there.
Everyone was under the impression that they would be rich as they don't believe in the ghosts but throughout the film the murderous and mysterious ghosts cause mayhem. But what happened to the cast of this gory film?
Ali Larter as Sara
What's she been up to? : Ali starred in Heroes as Tracy Strauss, you may recognise her as Brooke in Legally Blonde. Ali is still starring in horror films you may recognise her from Final Destination where she played Clear Rivers, Ali took on a more lighthearted role as Chrissy in Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back
Fun fact: Ali worked as a model before her acting career took off. She was signed to Ford modelling agency books at the tender age of 14.
Chris Kattan as Watson
What's he been up to?: You may recognise him as Bob from the TV series The Middle, he starred in the comedy horror Undead or Alive: A Zombedy as the character Luke Rudd, between 1996-2006 you may have seen him on Saturday Night Live where he made regular appearances in different roles. For his next role he will be lending his voice to cakie in Hotel Transylvania 2
Fun Fact: Chris had a very peaceful upbringing he was raised in a Zen retreat on Mount Baldy just outside of Los Angeles. His stepfather was a Buddhist therapist and monk.
Bridgette Wilson-Sampras as Melissa
What's she been up to?: Bridgette has dipped out of the limelight in recent years. But you may recognise her from I Know What You Did Last Summer, Ann in Mr. and Mrs. Smith, Farah in Phantom Punch, Bridget from the TV series The $treet
Fun Fact: Bridgett is married to tennis star Pete Sampras, it seems like she has really settled into married life and raising her kids as she has dipped out of the limelight
Famke Janssen as Evelyn
What's she been up to?: You may recognise Famke from her role as Muriel in Hansel und Gretel: Witch Hunters, she took on the badass role of Jean in The Wolverine and the X-Men franchise. Famke has starred in so many film and TV shows, she was great as Ava Moore in Nip/Tuck
Fun Fact: Just like Ali Larter her professional career began as a model in 1984. Famke signed with Elite Model Management, this is no surprise really as she is stunning!
Geoffrey Rush as Stephen H. Price
Where is he now?: Geoffrey Rush looked like Vincent Price's long lost twin in his role of Stephen in the film. Geoffrey is one of the most hard working actors to emerge from Australia. Geoffrey looks near unrecognisable as the fearsome Captain Barbossa in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise. This actor has starred in so many films from The King's Speech to Shakespeare in Love, to the voice of Tomar-Re in Green Lantern. And check this out Geoffrey is surprisingly the Narrator of the Minions!
Fun Fact: Once upon a time, Mel Gibson was Geoffrey's room mate for four months when they co-starred in a stage production of Waiting for Godot back in 1979.
Jeffrey Combs as Dr. Richard Benjamin Vannacutt
Where is he now?: As well as being in horror films like House on Haunted Hill and Re-Animator, Jeffrey has leant his voice to a whole array of kids TV shows. If you have watched the incredible Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles then you may be surprised to read that Jeffrey is the voice of Rat King/Dr Victor Falco! He is also the voice of Ratchet in the Transformers franchise. Fans of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine may recognise this actor from his role as Weyoun. And let's not forget the epic TV series The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes where he voiced Samuel Sterns. Back in 2012 Jeffrey came back to the horror genre once more and starred in the terrifying horror film Would You Rather
Fun Fact!: His acting career all began in the theatre!
Peter Gallagher as Donald
Where is he now?: Peter starred as Buddy Kane in American Beauty right before House on Haunted Hill shook us with fear. You may recognise him as Sandy from The O.C, he has gone on to do a whole lot of TV work along side his film career he starring as Dean Stacy Koons in Californication
Fun Fact: Throughout his career he has mostly played father figures.
Taye Diggs as Eddie Baker
Where is he now?: Next time you watch Chicago look out for the Bandleader. Since starring in House On Haunted Hill, Taye has been branching out in to a whole variety of shows and genre's. Starring in TV shows like Grey's Anatomy, Will & Grace, Day Break to the sci-fi film Equilibrium. He is probably most known for his role in the film Rent.
Fun fact: Taye starred as the rock 'n' rolling Hedwig in the Broadway production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch Star!
Max Perlich as Carl Schecter
Where is he now?: Carl played Kevin Dulli in Blow, you may have briefly spotted him in the role of Walsh in the TV series Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Max has been in a whole lot of TV shows but another you may have spied him in is when he played Rune in Gilmore Girls.
Fun Fact: He is married to actress Jia Mae known for her role in Freerunner