Sofia Carson was involved with the movie Purple Hearts from the very beginning and she’s opening up about finding the right actor to play the role of Luke. “I definitely have the producer bug now,” the 29-year-old actress told Variety while talking about her role as an executive producer on the movie. “I love being able to be a part of every aspect of storytelling in that way.” Sofia worked with director Elizabeth Allen Rosenbaum on finding the right guy to play Luke and that ended up being Nicholas Galitzine. Click inside to read more… “Liz and I had been dreaming of this movie and of Cassie and Luke for five years.
Every time I’d go to the movies, I had our movie in mind and I would think of possible Lukes and I would text Liz constantly.
I had, like, a list of wish picks,” Sofia said. “When we started the actual casting process and I met with Nick [Galitzine], I knew instantly just because of our chemistry.” Sofia added, “I knew that, for me, what was most important to the heart of our story was the chemistry between these two people who literally could not stand how badly they wanted each other, and it needed to feel like fire, like this lightning in a bottle and Nick and I had really incredible chemistry through a computer screen.” Rosenbaum wasn’t sold on Nick from the start. “For me, Nick didn’t pop at first,” she said. “She kept bringing him up, so I had a separate conversation with him on my own, where we talked more about the character… After our long call, he said, ‘Liz, you’re basically asking me to be more of a dick?Read more on justjared.com