Mia Thermopolis will always be one of our favorite Princesses.

It's hard to believe that it's been close to 20 years since The Princess Diaries first hit the big screen.

The Disney family friendly film sparked a sequel and much of the cast continues to rave about the special project today. It certainly was the case Tuesday night when Anne Hathaway honored the movie's director Garry Marshall in an ABC special.

"One of the things that I love about Garry is that he was never afraid of the spontaneous moment," Anne shared in The Happy Days Of Garry Marshall. "If it was good, it was in the movie. He didn't care where it came from, he didn't care what happened."

In fact, Anne went on to describe a scene with Lilly Moscovitz (Heather Matarazzo) that didn't exactly follow the script. The actress "never" thought about the scene until it appeared in the movie's trailer six months later.

"[Marshall] kept it because it was a charming moment," Anne fondly remembered.

Watch the clip above to see the exact big screen moment. And keep scrolling below to see what your favorite cast members from the Disney classic are up to now.

Anne Hathaway - The Princess Diaries Cast/Then and Now

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Mandy Moore - The Princess Diaries Cast/Then and Now

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Julie Andrews - The Princess Diaries Cast/Then and Now

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Heather Matarazzo - The Princess Diaries Cast/Then and Now

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Sandra Oh - The Princess Diaries Cast/Then and Now

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Robert Schwartzman - The Princess Diaries Cast/Then and Now

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Erik Von Detten - The Princess Diaries Cast/Then and Now

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