Alexandra Daddario is sharing some demigod magic with Leah Sava Jeffries.
Alexandra, who initially performed half-mortal half-goddess Annabeth Chase within the Percy Jackson movies, expressed assist for Leah, tweeting on Might 11, “Leah Jeffries goes to be an unbelievable Annabeth!!!”
Her tweet comes after some followers reacted badly to the information that Leah would play Annabeth within the new Percy Jackson and the Olympians Disney+ collection.
Alexandra is not the one one defending Leah. On Might 10, Percy Jackson writer Rick Riordan referred to as out followers for “bullying and harassing a toddler” in a weblog put up. Riordan wrote, “It is a disgrace such posts have to be written, however they do….If in case you have an issue with this casting, nevertheless, take it up with me. You don’t have any one else responsible.”
Riordan, who can be a author on the Disney+ collection, shared perception into the casting course of: “I’ve been clear, because the writer, that I used to be in search of the most effective actors to inhabit and convey to life the personalities of those characters, and that bodily look was secondary for me,” Riordan defined. “We did that. We took a 12 months to do that course of completely and discover the most effective of the most effective. This trio is the most effective. Leah Jeffries is Annabeth Chase.”