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Actress McKenna Grace is making waves with her next feature film. In her new movie, Gifted, she stars alongside Chris Evans as his math prodigy niece. TWIST recently chatted with the 10-year-old starlet, who spilled all about working with the star-studded cast. Plus, she shared the best advice she's ever received and revealed if she would ever work with her best friend August Maturo! Check out our exclusive Q&A below.
TWIST: What do you hope viewers will take away from Gifted?
That love makes a family, and families come in all shapes, sizes, and colors.
TWIST: How do you relate to your character? Do you have anything in common?
Mary really loves math and that is my favorite subject!
TWIST: What are some fun facts you can share about working with Chris?
Chris is really kind and humble. I loved working with him.
TWIST: Did you get any advice from any of the other actors on this set?
Octavia Spencer told me to just have fun and enjoy the experience.
TWIST: What's the best piece of advice you've picked up in your career so far?
There are no rules in acting. Do your best and that is all you can do!
TWIST: We saw that Chris and the crew adopted some animals while filming was going on, we'd love to hear more about that as well!
There is a scene in the movie that was filmed at an animal shelter. Our cast and crew adopted six animals, three dogs and three cats! I was so happy because I love animals so much!
TWIST: Our readers really want to see you acting with August Maturo! Is that something you'd like to do?
That would be fun! We have talked about that before and who knows, maybe someday we will!
TWIST: So, what was your favorite moment from filming Gifted?
It is too hard to pick just one because I loved everything about filming Gifted!