Zachary Gordon? The
14-year-old cutie’s been lighting up the screen as everyone’s favorite wimp
Greg Heffley in the Diary Of A Wimpy Kid
flicks. And now, he’s back! Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: Dog Days hit
screens yesterday. Have you had a chance to check it out?
third installment of the series takes place in the summertime. And while Greg
would much rather spend his free time sleeping and playing video games, his mom
pushes him to bond with his dad. So, Greg comes up with a plan: pretend to get
a summer job so his parents get off his back. And, as we all know, lying to
your parents almost always comes with disastrous consequences…
were lucky enough to chat up Zachary, where he revealed all about co-star
Peyton List, zip lining in Vancouver and, what else?, kangaroos!
GL: Why should
girls check out Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: Dog
Zachary: It’s a
hilarious, hilarious film the whole family can relate to, you know? It’s a
great movie based on summer vacation, so it’s totally awesome.
summer, if you could spend your vacay anywhere in the world, where would you
always wanted to go to Australia. I hear it’s a great place. I mean, kangaroos
are pretty awesome. That’s an up factor.
Any tips you
could share about surviving vacation with your entire family?
you have any siblings, or if you’re trying to run away from someone, just lock
the bathroom door and stay in there as long as you can! Always just have fun
and enjoy [vacation] while it lasts because, sooner or later, you’ll be going
back to school.
We all know your character Greg is a wimp, but what’s one
thing you’re really afraid of at the moment?
there was a really big spider, I’d get really freaked out. And I’m somewhat
scared of scary movies that are really believable. My mind totally just [starts
running] and I get all these crazy ideas like, “What if that happened to me?”
A lot of our
readers are Peyton List fans. What’s one thing you’ve learned about Peyton
while working with her on these Wimpy Kid
I really like about [Peyton] is that she’s just really normal. She’s not full
of herself or anything like some people in Hollywood. She’s nice, she cares
about other people, and I’m glad we’re really good friends.
What are some
fun things you two did together while filming this latest flick?
filmed a tennis scene, so we’d sometimes play tennis in between takes. And we
[actually] went zip-lining in Grouse Mountain, which is a mountain in Vancouver.
I was nervous because it was the first time zip-lining, but it was really
We already know this movie is gonna be hilarious! But, if
you could pick just one, which was your favorite scene to film?
A scene where Rowley and
Greg go to this place called “The Boardwalk” and have to go on a ride called
“The Crane Shaker.” We shot it at a real theme park and it has a huge, 150-foot
tall propeller-like arm and it goes 62 miles per hour. It was crazy! I enjoyed
it [so much] I went on [the ride] eight more times.
Be sure to catch Zachary
and the rest of the Wimpy Kid gang in
Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: Dog Days, in
Sneak a peek at the flick below…
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BY KELLY GIERON AND PATRICIA MCNAMARA ON 8/4/2012 12:00:00 AM
POSTED IN entertainment, movies, movies we love, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, celebrity interviews, Celebs, Zachary Gordon