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Nicole Kidman, Milo Ventimiglia and More Celebs Sing Spice Girls’ ‘Wannabe’

Listen carefully! Some of today’s biggest names in Hollywood paid tribute to the Spice Girls’ “Wannabe” ahead of the song’s 21st anniversary on Friday, July 8.

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In the lyrical improv video released by W Magazine on Thursday, July 6, Milo Ventimiglia, Nicole Kidman, James Franco, Alexander Skarsgard, Millie Bobby Brown and more celebs delivered a hilarious rendition of the late ’90s track.

Millie Bobby Brown
Millie Bobby Brown.

“OMG,” jokes Skarsgard as he rolls his eyes before covering the tune. Meanwhile, Brown gushes, “I’m obsessed with the Spice Girls.”

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Every actor put their own spin on the bit. The Stranger Things actress pointed to the camera as she kicked off the song. “Yo, I’ll tell you what I want, what I really really want,” she sand, laughing. Skarsgard, meanwhile, annunciated every lyric with a confused look plastered on his face. Kidman, his Big Little Lies costar, chimed in: “I’ll tell you what I want, what I really, really want.”

Spice Girls
Melanie Brown, Melanie Chisholm, Emma Bunton, Victoria Beckham and Geri Halliwell as The Spice Girls in 1996.

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The publication also asked the actors to reveal their favorite Spice Girls member. “I sort of missed out on that phase,” Franco admitted. “The one that pops into my head is Baby Spice, but I don’t know why. I guess maybe I’m drawn to blondes.” Skarsgard added: “Baby Spice? Was that the blonde? Yeah, she was my favorite.”

Kidman chose differently. “Ah, it would have to be Posh, right? She’s got an amazing life,” she said. “I wore one of her dresses recently and I was like, oh, this is heaven. It had the whole back out of it.”

Watch the full “Wannabe” video, which also stars Riz Ahmed, Brit Marling, Jodie Comer, Johnny Flynn, Sanaa Lathan, Claire Foy and Rupert Friend, above!

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