Scott Speedman can’t find his pants. The actor gamely traded his clothes for a set of pj’s to hop into bed with his Felicity costars Keri Russell and Scott Foley. It’s the first time the trio have been in the same room since the cult-favorite WB show wrapped in 2002, though you wouldn’t guess it from watching them joke around and reminisce. The laughter continues when the actors settle in on a nearby sofa. Speedman — having been unable to locate the bottom half of his outfit — sits down in just a shirt and black boxer briefs. (Note: 1990s dreams really can come true!) “Scott Speedman is currently in his underwear,” narrates Russell. Foley grins: “Keeping things nice and cool, huh, buddy?” Speedman responds with an unconcerned shrug.
Isn’t that, like, just soooo Ben Covington? Created by J.J. Abrams and Matt Reeves, Felicity spun the story of Felicity Porter (Russell), who, on a whim, ditches the premed life her parents planned for her and follows her longtime high school crush, Ben (Speedman), across the country to attend school in New York City. Before we had Team Jacob and Team Edward, there was Felicity’s epic love triangle throughout her college years with her RA, earnest and bookish Noel Crane (Foley), and dreamy yet emotionally complicated Ben. The drama ran from 1998 to 2002, capturing a specific late-’90s/early-’00s angst that’s carved a permanent place in fans’ hearts. “People still come up to me and tell me how much they like Scandal and follow that up with ‘But I was always Team Ben,’ ” says Foley. Does the reverse happen to Speedman regarding Team Noel? He gives his best Covington-like grin: “Nope.” Continue reading Felicity costars reunite for the first time (in bed) for EW