Julia Stiles and Joseph Gordon-Levitt ‘dated’ while making 10 Things I Hate About You,

CalJulia Stiles and Joseph Gordon-Levitt ‘were very attracted to each other’ while making 10 Things I Hate About You, director claims

They starred together in the 1999 teen comedy 10 Things I Hate about You.

And now. 23 years later, the movie’s director Gil Junger has decided to reveal that Julia Stiles and Joseph Gordon-Levitt were actually an item during filming.

‘They were very, very attracted to each other, which was cute,’ Junger said in an interview on Spanish-language YouTube channel Mirá a Quién Encontré, People reported Tuesday.

The film's director Gil Junger claims Stiles and co-star Joseph Gordon-Levitt (pictured in 2018) were an item during filming

They starred together in the 1999 teen comedy 10 Things I Hate about You. And now. 23 years later, the movie’s director Gil Junger reveals that Julia Stiles (pictured 2019) and Joseph Gordon-Levitt (pictured 2018) were actually an item during filming

In the movie, Stiles played the love interest of actor Heath Ledger’s character. 

‘She’s professing her love to Heath and she’s in love with a guy waiting in his trailer to shoot the next scene,’ Junger observed.

‘Watching them, it was beautiful how much they enjoyed each other,’ he added.

Stars: In the movie, Stiles played the love interest of actor Heath Ledger's character

Stars: In the movie, Stiles played the love interest of actor Heath Ledger’s character

Supporting actor:  'She's professing her love to Heath and she's in love with a guy waiting in his trailer to shoot the next scene,' Junger observed in a recent interview

Supporting actor:  ‘She’s professing her love to Heath and she’s in love with a guy waiting in his trailer to shoot the next scene,’ Junger observed in a recent interview

Looking back: 'They were very, very attracted to each other, which was cute,' Junger told Spanish-language YouTube channel Mirá a Quién Encontré, People reported Tuesday

Looking back: ‘They were very, very attracted to each other, which was cute,’ Junger told Spanish-language YouTube channel Mirá a Quién Encontré, People reported Tuesday

'Watching them, it was beautiful how much they enjoyed each other,' the filmmaker commented (Stiles and Gordon-Levitt are pictured with co-star Larisa Oleynik)

‘Watching them, it was beautiful how much they enjoyed each other,’ the filmmaker commented (Stiles and Gordon-Levitt are pictured with co-star Larisa Oleynik) 

Stiles, 40, is now married to Preston Cook, a camera assistant and focus puller, whom she met while making the 2015 thriller Blackway. 

The couple share a three=year-old son.

Meanwhile, Gordon-Levitt, 40, married to scientist Tasha McCauley in 2015 and they have two sons together aged five and three.  

According to People, the actor marked the 22nd anniversary of the release of 10 Things I Hate About You back in March by posting a photo of himself and his co-stars Stiles, Ledger and Larisa Oleynik. 

He wrote on Instagram: ’10 Things I Hate About You came out today, March 31st, back in 1999. 

‘I’ll never forget that summer, making that movie with such wonderful people. The best of times. Still can’t believe it was over 20 years ago,’ he shared. 

Memories: 'I'll never forget that summer, making that movie with such wonderful people. The best of times. Still can't believe it was over 20 years ago,' Gordon-Levitt shared in March

 Memories: ‘I’ll never forget that summer, making that movie with such wonderful people. The best of times. Still can’t believe it was over 20 years ago,’ Gordon-Levitt shared in March

Breakthrough moment: The movie was a modern retelling of William Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew and was set in a late-1990s American high school

Breakthrough moment: The movie was a modern retelling of William Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew and was set in a late-1990s American high school

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