Are you pumped that The Lucky One is coming out into theaters today? I am! Can’t wait to see it! I love you!
Absolutely. So pumped! Can’t wait for everyone to see it. Glad you’re excited! I love you too.
How did you feel when you got the part in The Lucky One?
First I was afraid, then I hung out with the Marines and started to gain confidence.
Who are your role models and who inspired you to become an actor?
People from my local theater. They were in college, and they were multi-talented. They could all act, sing and dance – I was amazed.
Like Logan, do you have a lucky charm?
I don’t really have a lucky charm. I think my family is my lucky charm.
How was it like working with Taylor Schilling?
Taylor’s amazing. I learned a lot from her. She’s the perfect Beth in The Lucky One.
What was the greatest thing about being in The Lucky One? Are you planning to come to Canada soon?
The whole journey has been incredible. Impossible to pick one moment. I’m always filming in Canada…should be back soon.
Did you get along with the dog while shooting The Lucky One?
Totally. His name is Rowdy. He was incredibly well-trained, so it was fun to play and do tricks with him.
Who are the top three people you’d love to work with?
Christopher Nolan. Zack Snyder. And Leonardo DiCaprio. And Tom Hardy. I’ve got 4.
What TV shows do you like to watch in your free time?
Desperate Housewives and Gold Rush. No, not really. I like Life’s Too Short and Game of Thrones.
Do you relate to the character you played in The Lucky One? If so, how?
Sort of…Logan’s a pretty amazing guy. I’m trying to be more like him. Always.
If you could be any superhero who would you be?
I want to be Spiderman. But I also want to be in X-Men: First Class.
Will you ever do another musical?
Yes, I can’t wait to do another musical. I’m just waiting for the right time and the right one.
If you weren’t an actor what would you be doing?
Testing video games. Or a sushi chef. But I love being an actor.
What is your favorite vacation spot?
I honestly have so much fun in Australia. I love to go there and surf.
What type of music do you listen to?
Everything that’s at Coachella right now. Sad I’m not there. But at least I get to chat with you guys!
What is the best cartoon television show?
Since Ninja Turtles was canceled…Archer, Family Guy, South Park and Strawberry Shortcake.
Do you have any pets or are you too busy?
I’ve got a dog named Puppy. He’s an Australian Shepherd. I’ll post a picture later today.
What’s your favorite dessert?
I had Sour Patch Kids last night…I like green tea ice cream and banana flambe. Rachael Ray made these bomb poppy seed nutella cookies.
I really admire you fighting against cancer. How did you get involved with this project?
My cousin, Emily, got cancer. Looks like she’s in remission though – yay. She helped me get started.
What’s your advice to people that wants to be an actress or actor when they grow up?
Start local theater right away. That’s where I learned 90% of what I know today. I’d start anywhere you can.
Did your role as Logan give you a whole new respect for people in the army?
It did. It definitely taught me to respect the military. After getting a glimpse inside their world, I definitely gained a lot of respect for them. I probably wouldn’t have made it through basic training.
Has your family seen The Lucky One yet? Is it weird for them to see you on the big screen or are they used to it?
My whole family went to the premiere. It’s totally weird. I was sitting next to my mom and little brother for the love scenes. Awkward!
Zac, can you invite all your fans in your house for a big party?
IT WAS LAST NIGHT, BRO! You didn’t get the invite? I’ll plan another one soon.
How do you imagine yourself in 30 years?
A little wrinklier? Hopefully exactly like Tom Cruise in Mission Impossible. Chasing down bad guys.
When will you come to Germany?
I’ll literally be there on Wednesday. So pumped!
What are your thoughts about The Lucky One?
I’m so excited for you to see it! Hey guys, I’ve got to run and pack for London. Love our talks. I’ll see you soon! Check out The Lucky One!