Then and now: The cast of ‘School of Rock’

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10 years ago, Jack Black's prodigies rocked our world. Ever wondered how they are now?

AGING WELL. Black and proteges in their now iconic pose from the official film poster

MANILA, Philippines – It has been 10 years since the precocious, preppy musical child prodigies of “School of Rock” rocked our world. Ever wondered how they are now?

The cast of the Jack Black starrer staged a reunion on Thursday, August 29, in Austin, Texas. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the event was sponsored by the Austin Film Society.

Teen star Miranda Cosgrove, who played the intrepid class factotum, Summer, documented the much-anticipated get-together via her Instagram account.

And in case you’re curious, here are some updates from the main cast:

Joey Gaydos Jr., who played lead guitarist Zack, is still rocking it out, although he did figure in an underage DUI incident in 2009.

Cosgrove went on to star on hit Nickelodeon program “iCarly,” cementing her status as a teen idol, and is now preparing for the upcoming sitcom “Girlfriend in a Coma.”

Rebellious drummer Freddie – played by Kevin Clark – is still playing the drums for Illinois-based band Robbie Gold.

Mild-mannered keyboardist Lawrence (Robert Tsai) is an accomplished classical pianist. Watch one of his performances here.

Cellist-turned-rock bassist Katie, whose real name is Rebecca Brown, can sing quite well too, having covered Katy Perry’s “Firework” on her Youtube page.

 

Here’s Cosgrove, all grown up, with Jack Black:

 

Here’s how the “School of Rock” kids looked then…

 

… and this is how they look now.

 

 

Here’s a scene from the movie, where the kids perform in a rock concert…

 

 … and here’s an Instagram video clip showing that, hey, they’re rocking harder than ever.

 

– Rappler.com

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