Katie Holmes and the cast of Dawson’s Creek share photos celebrating the show’s 25th anniversary

Katie Holmes and the cast of Dawson’s Creek share photos celebrating the show’s 25th anniversary

Katie Holmes shared several healthy throwback photos with the cast of Dawson’s Creek on Instagram on Friday.

It has been 25 years since the hit drama series Dawson’s Creek premiered, which ran for six seasons between 1998 and 2003.

In honor of the big milestone, the show’s stars began a behind-the-scenes peek, including the 44-year-old actress.

2000s era: Katie Holmes reposted several throwback photos of herself and the cast of Dawson’s Creek for the 25th anniversary

The now 44-year-old played Joey Potter on the show, who became the focus of the show’s famous love triangle. At the opposite ends of the triangle were Dawson Leery, played by James Van Der Beek, and Pacey Witter, played by Joshua Jackson.

Katie shared three shots of herself with other cast members on her Instagram Stories, originally posted by Mary-Margaret Humes, who played Dawson’s mother on the show.

Besides sharing the photos, the Batman Begins actress wrote a few heartfelt words about one of the shots.

‘Happy 25th!!!!! I loved growing up with everyone and having some really good times! Thank you to all the #dawsonscreek fans.’

Everyone smiles: The photos were originally posted by Mary-Margaret Humes, who played Dawson's mother on the show

Everyone smiles: The photos were originally posted by Mary-Margaret Humes, who played Dawson’s mother on the show

In summary: The 44-year-old played Joey Potter on the show, who became the main point of the show's famous love triangle.  At the opposite ends of the triangle were Dawson Leery, played by James Van Der Beek, and Pacey Witter, played by Joshua Jackson

In summary: The 44-year-old played Joey Potter on the show, who became the main point of the show’s famous love triangle. At the opposite ends of the triangle were Dawson Leery, played by James Van Der Beek, and Pacey Witter, played by Joshua Jackson

In the first shot, the beauty lay across the laps of several of her cast members, her arm holding her head up as she smiled for the camera.

Many members of the cast and crew gathered on the couch as they all posed for the photo.

In the following shot, the actress smiled widely while giving Mary-Margaret Humes a side hug. The two had their arms around each other as they laughed for the camera.

In the last take, Katie was in a more formal photo with some of the main cast. They were all smartly dressed and posed nicely for the photo.

It-Boy: James Van Der Beek, who played the show's title character, also shared an old character portrait and a long, heartfelt message about the show's effect on him;  Pictured 1998

It-Boy: James Van Der Beek, who played the show’s title character, also shared an old character portrait and a long, heartfelt message about the show’s effect on him; Pictured 1998

James Van Der Beek, who played the show’s title character, also shared an old character portrait and a long, heartfelt message about the show’s impact on him.

He began by saying, “25 years ago today… my life changed. Not gradually, not day by day… immediately.

“It was the culmination of 5 years of auditioning, hundreds of hours on stage, thousands of hours of travelling, preparing, dreaming, hoping, hearing ‘no’ and finding reasons to keep going.

The actor went on to share how fame wasn’t everything he expected, how there were cool moments where I pinched myself, and how grateful he was to have met the people he had met.

Award Winners: During its airing, the show garnered fourteen nominations for awards itself, averaging six million viewers in its first season;  (LR) Holmes, Van Der Beek, Michelle Williams and Joshua Jackson in a 1998 promotional image

Award Winners: During its airing, the show garnered fourteen nominations for awards itself, averaging six million viewers in its first season; (LR) Holmes, Van Der Beek, Michelle Williams and Joshua Jackson in a 1998 promotional image

Making waves: It won the Teen Choice Award for Choice Drama twice, and Joshua Jackson won the Teen Choice Award for Choice Actor three times

Making waves: It won the Teen Choice Award for Choice Drama twice, and Joshua Jackson won the Teen Choice Award for Choice Actor three times

During its airing, the show itself garnered fourteen award nominations and averaged six million viewers during its first season.

It won the Teen Choice Award for Choice Drama twice, and Joshua Jackson won the Teen Choice Award for Choice Actor three times.

In addition to James, Katie and Joshua, the show also starred Michelle Williams, Mary Beth Peil and Kerr Smith.

Check them out now: Due to the series' accumulated fame, Katie has had a very successful career, starring in films such as Batman Begins, First Daughter and Logan Lucky;  Pictured 2023

Check them out now: Due to the series’ accumulated fame, Katie has had a very successful career, starring in films such as Batman Begins, First Daughter and Logan Lucky; Pictured 2023