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'Percy Jackson' Author and Alexandra Daddario Support Leah Sava Jeffries After Racist Backlash Over Casting

Author Rick Riordan is letting anyone who calls themselves a fan of his Percy Jackson franchise that racism will never be tolerated. On Tuesday, the writer published a blog post condemning the racist backlash against Leah Sava Jeffries, the 12-year-old actress cast to play Annabeth Chase in the upcoming Disney+ series, Percy Jackson and the Olympians.
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Alexandra Daddario Supports Percy Jackson Actress Leah Jeffries Amid Fan Backlash

Watch: Alexandra Daddario Shares "The White Lotus" Season 2 Expectations. Alexandra Daddario is sharing some demigod magic with Leah Sava Jeffries. Alexandra, who originally played half-mortal half-goddess Annabeth Chase in the Percy Jackson films, expressed support for Leah, tweeting on May 11, "Leah Jeffries is going to be an incredible Annabeth!!!"
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Percy Jackson: Alexandra Daddario Supports Leah Jeffries as Annabeth Amid Racist Backlash

Percy Jackson alum Alexandria Daddario joins series author Rick Riordan in voicing support for Leah Jeffries, the young actor recently announced to play Annabeth Chase in the Disney+ series Percy Jackson and the Olympians. On May 10, Riordan published a blog post condemning the social media users "bullying and harassing a child" because the 12-year-old Jeffries, who is Black, will portray a character described as white in Riordan's books. Daddario played Annabeth, the demigod daughter of Athena, in both live-action Fox movies: 2010's Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief and 2013's Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters.
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Alexandra Daddario Supports ‘Percy Jackson’ Series’ Casting Of Annabeth Role As Leah Jeffries Speaks Out About Online Bullying

Click here to read the full article. Actress Alexandra Daddario has weighed in on the backlash against Leah Jeffries casting as Annabeth Chase in the upcoming Disney+ show Percy Jackson and the Olympians. Daddario previously played Annabeth Chase in two Percy Jackson films The Lightning Thief and Sea of Monsters.  Leah Jeffries is going to be an incredible Annabeth!!! — Alexandra Daddario (@AADaddario) May 10, 2022 In the book series (written by Rick Riordan), Annabeth is a true daughter of the Greek goddess Athena, a brilliant strategist with an active and curious mind. After having spent the last five years at Camp Half-Blood,...
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Original ‘Percy Jackson’ Star Alexandra Daddario Came Out In Support Of Leah Jeffries’ Casting After A Troll Onslaught

Original Percy Jackson star Alexandra Daddario has voiced her support for Leah Jeffries‘ casting as Annabeth Chase following public statements by author Rick Riordan that called out racially-charged trolling. Daddario, who played Annabeth in the films, backed Jeffries after Riordan caused #LeahIsOurAnnabeth to trend with his strongly worded rebuke.
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Celebrities Who Named Their Beloved Pets After Other Stars: Alexandra Daddario, Lucy Hale and More

What’s in a name? While it can be difficult to pick out the perfect moniker for an animal companion, many stars have found inspiration in other celebrities’ names. “I have a fish named Kieran Culkin,” Alexandra Daddario told E! News during a red carpet interview at the Screen Actors Guild Awards in February 2022, referring to the Succession star. […]
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Alexandra Daddario To Star in AMC+ Adaptation Of Anne Rice’s Mayfair Witches

Alexandra Daddario is getting a bit of magic in her blood, as she’s been tapped to star in the Mayfair Witches series for AMC+. Variety reports that the True Detective and San Andreas co-star has signed on to play Rowan, the lead character in the series adaptation of Anne Rice’s novels. Rowan is described as “a brilliant doctor who grapples with her fate as the heir to a family of powerful witches.”
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