“Fifteen years ago today #13GoingOn30 made her debut, directed with ❤️ by our beloved Gary Winick and a clutch of loving, hardcore producers (3 brilliant women—before it was cool to be led by women!),” the star captioned her post.
She continued to shout-out to some of the young stars in the film.
“The movie benefitted from the performances of so many young actresses. Open and twinkly-magical then— now, 15 years later, they are ruling the world. (Hi #SixChicks—@brielarson, @ashleybenson, @christabrittany—who also played a young me in Ghosts of Girlfriends Past—and my own sweet @revjuliaroth).”
Yep, the Avengers: Endgame star played one of the mean girls in 13 Going on 30. Who knew?
She then finished her tribute by expressing her gratitude for being part of the movie and name-dropping a special pop star. “I feel so, so lucky to have had the experience of making this joyful movie. And even luckier to be part of something that, all of these years later, can still make people (hi, @arianagrande) smile.” (As a reminder, the singer recreated a scene from 13 Going On 30 in her nostalgia-fueled music video Thank U, Next.)
The only thing that could make Garner’s Instagram post even better? If she announced a sequel.