Yes, that's Jamie Lynn Spears playing young Britney in Crossroads

Yes, that's Jamie Lynn Spears playing young Britney in Crossroads! Get to know Britney Spears' younger sister and find out who else stars in the iconic 2002 movie!

Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards 2003 - Backstage
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Get ready to do a double take as we dive into the world of Crossroads on Netflix! The iconic 2002 movie recently made its debut on the streaming giant, bringing the cross-country adventure of Britney Spears to a whole new generation! Directed by Tamra Davis and scripted by the talented Shonda Rhimes, this cinematic gem follows three Georgia girls on a journey of self-discovery, friendship, and dreams. The official synopsis as per IMDb reads:

"Three childhood friends embark on a cross-country adventure to pursue dreams they once put aside, taking risks that are sure to change their lives forever."


For those eagle-eyed viewers watching the film on Netflix, you might have caught a glimpse of a familiar face – a young Britney Spears lookalike making a brief appearance. Well, if you're scratching your head and wondering if somehow time travel was involved, we've got news for you! The film cleverly cast Jamie Lynn Spears, Britney's younger sister, to portray young Lucy in those memorable scenes.

If you're curious about Jamie Lynn Spears and want to know more about the actress you're in the right place! Join us as we reveal everything we know about Britney's younger sister, and more below.

Who is Jamie Lynn Spears?

Jamie Lynn Spears
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Born on April 4, 1991, in the charming town of McComb, Mississippi, Jamie Lynn Spears is not just your average Southern belle—she's an American actress, singer, and reality TV sensation. Oh, and did we mention she's the younger sis of none other than pop royalty Britney Spears? At 32 years young (as of February 2024), Jamie Lynn is well known throughout the industry.

Her showbiz career kicked off at a young age, and she's been juggling acting, singing, and performing ever since. You might remember her as the lovable Zoey Brooks from the Nickelodeon hit series Zoey 101. Aside from gracing our screens, Jamie Lynn dipped her toe into the country music scene, dropping the soulful EP The Journey back in 2013.

But life isn't all about the glitz and glamour – Jamie Lynn has been an open book about her experiences, triumphs, and challenges. Facing an unplanned pregnancy at 16, she took a hiatus from acting, but has since returned to the acting world! You may have recently spotted her in Zoey 102, Big Sky, Sweet Magnolias, Elena of Avalor, Beef House, or The Neighbour in the Window.

Now, if you want to keep up with Jamie Lynn's adventures, head over to Instagram and hit that follow button! Find her at "@jamielynnspears," where she's got a whopping 2.2 million followers!

So, although she may be Britney Spear's younger sister, she's also a star in her own right!

Full Crossroads cast: Who starred in the 2002 film?

Wondering who else shared the screen with Britney Spears and her younger sister in the early 2000s classic? IMDb spills the star-studded beans! As per the site, these are the famous faces who starred alongside the sisters in Crossroads:

  • Zoe Saldana as Kit
  • Taryn Manning as Mimi
  • Anson Mount as Ben
  • Dan Aykroyd as Pete
  • Kim Cattrall as Caroline
  • Justin Long as Henry
  • Beverly Johnson as Kit's Mom
  • Bahni Turpin as Ms. Jenson
  • Kool Moe Dee as Bar Owner
  • Richard Voll as Dylan
  • Katherine Boecher as Dylan's Other Girl (aka Pippi B.)
  • Dave Allen as Bar Patron
  • Kyle Davis as High School Burnout
  • Branden Williams as Kurt
  • Celina Belizan as Kit's Friend
  • Shonda Farr as Kit's Friend

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