The cast of “Little Miss Sunshine” is still a kick-ass looking family 10 years later

A decade ago today, Little Miss Sunshine officially opened in the United States (as a limited release, it opened wider in August) and our hearts were instantly won over by this story of a  Volkswagen van-adventuring family on a mission to the “Little Miss Sunshine” beauty pageant.


Little Miss Sunshine actually debuted at the famous Sundance Film Festival in 2006,and its sale became one of the biggest deals ever made at the history of the fest. Unsurprisingly, it also went on to win two Academy Awards, including Best Original Screenplay and Best Supporting Actor (Alan Arkin).

And while it’s been a hot minute since we’ve seen the film, the magic made by the crew and cast has never left our hearts. So, on this anniversary, we were curious what the cast looks like now, here’s a look!

Abigail Breslin (Olive Hoover) then.

Abigail Breslin now.

Abigail most recently starred in the cult-hit show Scream Queens.

Paul Dano (Dwayne Hoover) then.

Paul Dano now.

Paul currently stars in the esoteric film Swiss Army Man with Daniel Radcliffe (who plays a ~magical~ corpse).

Steve Carrell (Frank Ginsburg) then.

Steve Carrell now.

Carrell can currently be seen in the film Café Society.

Alan Arkin (Grandpa Edwin Hoover) then.

Alan Arkin now.

Alan is currently filming Zach Braff’s remake of Going in Style.

Toni Collette (Sheryl Hoover) then.

Toni Collette now.

Toni has a number of upcoming projects, including Fun Mom Dinner, with comedian Bridget Everett.

Greg Kinnear (Richard Hoover) then.

Greg Kinnear now.

Greg makes his directorial debut this year with the film Phil.

Still KICKIN’ ASS after all these years!

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