Alexandra Daddario: Kissing Logan Lerman was 'Fine'

Alexandra Daddario: Kissing Logan Lerman was 'Fine'

Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief has been out on DVD and Bluray for over a month — did you get your copy?

JJJ recently chatted with starlet Alexandra Daddario about her role as Annabeth, kissing costar Logan Lerman and what she’s up to next. Check it:

On smooching with Logan: “Oh it [the kiss] was fine. This was sort of towards the end of filming so we were all such good friends at that point that I didn’t even think about it. Movie kisses are different that real kisses. It’s hard to believe but when you’re acting you don’t even…I don’t know how to explain it but you know we shot two endings and I think they decided the other ending made more sense as far as the relationship and what was true in the book.”

On being aware of the fans when she was cast as Annabeth: “I was aware of the negativity towards my being cast. I hadn’t heard or read the books before I was cast because they were geared toward younger audience but I read the book before I read the screenplay. I think I got a good sense of who Annabeth was through the book and the screenplay. She is a very tough smart girl and that was a lot of fun to play. Even though I wasn’t physically similar to the book Annabeth, I think it’s what’s on the inside that counts and I had a lot of fun playing her and I really respect her as a character.”

On her next project, Hall Pass: “It’s a Farrelly Brothers movie with Owen Wilson and Jenna Fischer. The cast is huge and it’s such an amazing cast. It happened very last minute. I think I got a call and then sort of similar to Percy; I was on a plane in two days and it was great. I even celebrated my birthday with some of the cast. It’s a very, very funny movie with a very talented cast and I think it’s going to be great.”

Stay tuned for more of Alexandra on JJJ!


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#1
LG @ 10:30 pm on 08/01/2010

Wow, I watched the movie and didn’t even notice they kissed.

#2
rainbower @ 11:18 pm on 08/01/2010

but they didn’t even kiss in the movie!
this is weird.

#3
GG31 @ 11:37 pm on 08/01/2010

When you learn to effing read than you will understand. Alex said they shot TWO ENDINGS, and they decided the non kissing one was more suitable dumb retarded kids.

#4
meg @ 11:57 pm on 08/01/2010

they didnt but the shoot to ending one with a kiss the other without they decided to go without the kiss cuase it was truer to the book

#5
LG @ 5:06 am on 08/02/2010

@GG31: Would it have been hard to say it politely you ‘dumb retarded child’? You should probably take a page from meg’s book.

#6
alistair @ 6:14 am on 08/02/2010

Fine? Would have expected something more than fine to describe being kissed by Logan Lerman

#7
Kredīts @ 7:05 am on 08/02/2010

I love this scene, its sooo cute!

#8
nico heartt @ 3:17 pm on 08/02/2010

I’m glad they didn’t keep the kiss in. When I was watching the movie in the theatres, I thought they were going to kiss, and I whispered to my friend “I swear if they kiss, i’m getting a refund. Wait until The Battle of the Labyrinth please!” haha

#9
stacey @ 6:54 pm on 08/02/2010

Logan Lerman’s amazing <3

#10
obsessivemusicdisorder44 @ 3:23 pm on 08/04/2010

@alistair: I KNOW RIGHT?!?!?! I totally agree :P

Logan Lermans awesome <33333

#11
KNMDWK @ 11:10 pm on 08/05/2010

Logan Lerman is ama-ZING

#12
amanda @ 11:35 pm on 08/05/2010

R u kidding me??!! Kissing logan lerman was “fine” I can’t believe it, I would have died and gone to heaven if I got kiss him :D

#13
Abbey @ 6:06 pm on 08/07/2010

I didn’t read “dumb retarded child” anywhere! where did you get that?

#14
Jamie @ 9:53 pm on 08/08/2010

I’ve seen the movie, and they don’t kiss in it…

#15
sara @ 11:37 am on 08/16/2010

like HELL she enjoyed the Kiss! I wish I had kissed him *cries* I would’e never stopped

#16
twiggfrost @ 4:14 pm on 10/04/2010

logan lerman is SOOOO cute!!!
he played percy GREAT.
logan is awesome <3

#17
apples96 @ 9:46 am on 10/06/2010

thank youuu!!!! if you havent read the book then dont post anything….

#18
Mandy @ 4:46 am on 11/19/2010

Logan Lerman is the hottest Jew ever!

#19
Alexis @ 2:29 pm on 01/22/2011

No , alexandra kissing Logan lerman was not fine for you!!!!

#20
Peyton @ 8:44 pm on 09/05/2011

FINE!?
I CAN’T BELIEVE IT!
IF I KISSED LOGAN LERMAN I WOULD NEVER STOPPED!!
HE IS SO CUTE, GOOD-LOOKING, HOT, WHATEVER YOU WANT TO CALL HIM!
HE IS P-E-R-F-E-C-T!
MY DREAM IS TO BE MRS. LERMAN! (L)
( BUT IN AN ALTERNATIVE UNIVERSE, CAUSE I KNOW THAT WILL NEVER HAPPEN) *CRIES*

#21
ssgkesi @ 5:02 am on 03/09/2012

OMG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I Can’t BELIEVE it. That’s WONDERFUL

#22
Chennye hasty @ 10:43 am on 05/01/2012

@rainbower: I know wat the fudge is up wid that they should’ve kiss but
Didnt so why do say they did

#23
Chennye hasty @ 10:47 am on 05/01/2012

@amanda: Amen to dat

#24
wal*e @ 11:03 pm on 07/23/2013

Logan Lerman is the hottest Jew ever!

#25
Jana @ 4:29 am on 10/29/2013

I’m only eleven years old and I read the whole series except The Blood of Olympians and I have to wait a whole year until I can read it I would die by then if I don’t read a percy jackson book everyday imma just die of boredom and they should have kissed in the movie why not?!?!!?!?!? Logan and Alexanrda are the perfect couple give me a favor u two star DATING!!!

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