co-star Alexandra Daddario — he even planted a sweet kiss on her cheek!
The attractive duo walked the red carpet separately, but they couldn't keep their hands off each other during the show.
"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?
He was recommended to an agent in Los Angeles by his drama teacher, Robyn Metchik (the mother of actors Aaron Michael Metchik and Asher Metchik).
and was then accepted into the University of Southern California, but has deferred his enrollment to work on film projects.
Dating rumors have been swirling around Paris Jackson and Zac Efron ever since Zac publicly apologized for "breaking Paris's heart" all those years ago.
In case you missed it, Paris's dreams were crushed when she went to see to make up for not fulfilling her Wildcat dreams, it became the perfect fodder for Hollywood gossip. The model and actress took to Instagram earlier today to share a text conversation with a friend.
He even read out a hilariously enthusiastic comment on one of those aforementioned flirty Instagrams from a fan who is hardcore shipping the stars.
But Daddario denied being anything more than BFFs with Efron.
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.