Hey TWIST girlies!
Our favorite Nickelodeon cartoon is now a live action movie! In "A Fairly Odd Movie: Grow Up, Timmy Turner!" Timmy, played by Drake Bell, refuses to grow up in order to keep his fairy godparents alive. But Timmy is tested when the once gawky, now gorgeous Tootie, returns to town and he must choose between her and his beloved magical fairy godparents. Will Timmy abandon his fairy godparents for love? You'll have to tune in TONIGHT at 8/7c to find out!
TWIST sat down with Daniella Monet (you may know her as Trina from Victorious) who plays Tootie, to get all the Fairly Odd scoop! Check out our interview below!
Photo Courtesy of Nickelodeon Check out this teaser clip!
Check out why Daniella says you MUST tune in!
TWIST: Tell us a little bit about your character Tootie in "A Fairly Odd Movie!" Daniella: Tootie is just a really fun, loveable character! She's quirky and adorable! She has the coolest wardrobe that I've ever had to wear as an actress, like red go-go faux leather boots! It was cool to kind of re-invent the character but in a more mature way. She's also very eco-friendly, which I loved because I try to live that way myself, so it was nice to play that in a character.
TWIST: Fun! So was it hard to play a cartoon character? Daniella: It wasn't hard. I just felt like I was such a fan of the cartoon myself, so having the responsibility of playing one of my favorite characters was like, how do I make this so everyone will still love her even though she's totally different and obviously more mature and at a different place in her life? I wanted to stay true to the character so that people would recognize her and still love her for being that crazy Tootie, but at the same time bring an older, more fun essence to her that everyone can still love just as much!
TWIST: What was it like starring alongside Drake Bell? Daniella: Oh my gosh! I watched him on Drake and Josh, so being able to work with him was awesome! Especially playing the romantic comedy leads! You never really watch something and go "one day I might play that character in that movie, opposite of someone I had a crush on growing up!" So it was really cool! Honestly I think people are going to be astonished at how good he plays Timmy!
TWIST: Can you give us any movie spoilers? Daniella: Well since it is somewhat of a romantic comedy, I would say that there is a love connection that's pretty apparent! Also, there are some really amazing co-stars. We had Jason Alexander and Cheryl Hines. It's really cool to have some big comedians and just great actors, be in this cool, legendary opportunity!
TWIST: Do you have any other upcoming projects that you can dish about? Daniella: Yeah! I'm going to be a guest star on The Troop that will be coming out this new season! Then recently, I did a cool movie called "Night Of The Living Fred" that will be out on Halloween in 3D! I also did a guest spot on the Super Ninjas show, which was by far one of the coolest experiences of my life because I grew up doing martial arts so I got to do like 98 percent of my own stunts!
TWIST: Sounds awesome! We can't wait to see all your work! Thanks Daniella! Daniella: Thanks TWIST!