(Alcon Entertainment LLC)
Alden Ehrenreich and Alice Englert in 'Beautiful Creatures' (Alcon Entertainment).
has been touted as the next Twilight
— both movies are based on popular YA novels that revolve around a regular teen who falls in love with a supernatural beauty.
But Beautiful Creatures
stars Alden Ehrenreich
and Alice Englert
aren't just cookie-cutter Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart wannabes. Zimbio sat down to chat with the young actors, who play Southern boy Ethan Wate and spellcaster Lena Duchannes, about how they put their own unique spin on this supernatural love story.
"We both had a very similar point of view of what we wanted the film to be," Ehrenreich shared. "We wanted to bring a little weirdness to it and have it be something that had wit and humor."
The pair also dished on watching retro detective shows to bond (Ehrenreich got Englert into Peter Falk's classic TV series Columbo
), performing with a bunch of Hollywood heavyweights, and their dream magical powers.
"To move the patterns on carpets," Englert laughed. "That would be great!"
Press play to check out the rest of the interview.Beautiful Creatures opens nationwide Thursday, Feb. 14.