Percy Jackson movie star Alexandra Daddario expresses support for Leah Jeffries in Disney+'s TV adaptation
Daddario, who previously played Annabeth Chase in two Percy Jackson films, has spoken out after author Rick Riordan defended the casting of Jeffries, who is Black, as Annabeth in the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series against racist backlash. "Leah Jeffries is going to be an incredible Annabeth!!!" Daddario tweeted.
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