Share this Story

As you wish! The Princess Bride cast reunites

Krystal Clark is a Los Angeles based entertainment writer who loves all things sci-fi, comic book and fantasy. When she's not consuming other worldly genres, she likes to soak up classic cinema. Krystal has a real soft spot for Frank Cap...

Westley and Buttercup are Together Again

Cary Elwes, Robin Wright, Billy Crystal and the rest of The Princess Bride cast have reunited and it feels so good!

In 1987, Rob Reiner directed an unconventional fairytale called The Princess Bride. The film wasn't a massive box office hit but it earned a cult following on home video. It's been almost 25 years since the movie's release and the cast has reunited for a very special occasion.

Westley and Buttercup are Together Again

The cast of The Princess Bride, which includes Cary Elwes, Robin Wright, Billy Crystal, Chris Sarandon, Carol Kane and Wallace Shawn all appear in the current reunion issue of Entertainment Weekly. During the magazine shoot, everyone took a moment to speak with ABC's Good Morning America to reflect on the film.

Aside from its talented actors, The Princess Bride is mostly remembered for its hilarious quotes and one-liners. Elwes' character Westley is best known for his catchphrase "As you wish," a line the actor believes will follow him to the grave. "I think when I die, they'll say on my gravestone, 'As you wish.' Every woman wants to hear that," said Elwes.

Another notable piece of dialogue came from Mandy Patinkin's character Inigo Montoya, who famously said, "Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die."

On the surface, The Princess Bride was a comedy but at its core it was a love story between the beautiful Buttercup (Wright) and Westley (Elwes), her handsome hero. When it came to the film's climactic kiss scene, Wright admitted that she enjoyed shooting it for her own selfish reasons. The actress revealed that during the filming she kept wondering, "Can they see my heart beating so fast because he's so cute. Westley's so cute."

You can watch the entire cast reunion and interview below.

video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player

Image courtesy of MGM

Follow Us

SheKnows Media ‐ Entertainment

New in Entertainment

And you'll see personalized content just for you whenever you click the My Feed .

SheKnows is making some changes!

b h e a r d !

Welcome to the new SheKnows Community,

where you can share your stories, ideas

and CONNECT with millions of women.

Get Started