The duo play on-screen lovers Summer and Brody in their upcoming film.Romance rumors were first reported by gossip site Hollywood Life, with a source claiming the pair have been secretly dating for months.The source said they had instant chemistry on set and Zac was attracted to his co-star because he thinks she is more 'mature and sophisticated' than the other women he's been with.Earlier this month, Neighbors star Zac fueled dating speculation when he kissed the brunette beauty at the MTV Movie & TV Awards. Between the obvious onscreen chemistry, flirty Instagrams (see below), and coy responses to reporters' questions, the pair have got everybody wondering if they've taken their movie romance off set with them.So it's no surprise that Daddario fielded a question about the rumor at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday. News' Jason Kennedy asked the 31-year-old actress, who plays lifeguard Summer Quinn in the upcoming reboot, about the buzz on the red carpet before the awards ceremony.
star Zac Efron skyrocketed to fame during his time on the Disney Channel and got into his first relationship in the spotlight with Vanessa Hudgens.
"We work together closely, we play love interests in the film, so I understand why people would go crazy," she told Kennedy. Daddario acknowledged that the gossip "makes sense because we are love interests in the movie." She added, "But this is a lot for me to handle," laughing and gesturing at Efron.
"But Zac and I are very good friends." Addressing the Instagram commenter's suggestion that she and Efron, who plays Matt Brody, would have beautiful babies together, Daddario joked, "We would have very blue-eyed children, wouldn’t we?
They play love interests on the new reboot on 90s drama Baywatch.
And while fans had been hoping that it may be a case of life imitating art for Zac Efron, 29, and Alexandra Daddario, 31, the pair recently denied romance rumours.'As far as I know, she hasn't said yes,' Zac told The Daily Telegraph this week.
A source said: ‘Everyone is buzzing that Zac Efron and Alexandra Daddario are secretly seeing each other and have been doing so for months. He finds her to be sophisticated and more mature than most women. ‘Early on, I had to do a scene where I had to flirt with him and touch his waist. Representatives for Alexandra Daddario and Zac Efron have been contacted for comment by uk.