Based on the best-selling book series from author Richelle Mead, Vampire Academy tells the story of half-vampire/half-human guardian Rose Hathaway (Zoey Deutch) and her royal Moroi vampire best friend Lissa Dragomir (Lucy Fry). As two 17-year-old girls trying to survive the perils of Moroi society and high school, Rose will sacrifice everything to protect Lissa from those who are putting her life in jeopardy. From director Mark Waters (Mean Girls) and writer Dan Waters (Heathers), the film also stars Danila Kozlovsky, Dominic Sherwood, Sarah Hyland, Cameron Monaghan and Sami Gayle.
At the film’s press day, actress Zoey Deutch spoke to Collider for this exclusive interview about how she got involved with the film, how much insight she got about her character from the book, the dream sequence that’s been added, that it’s such a quotable film, the extensive training she had to go through, the scene she was most excited to see the final product of, and what it was like to work with co-star Lucy Fry. She also talked about her next film, Midnight Rider, about the Allman Brothers. Check out what she had to say after the jump.