Daisy Edgar-Jones Reveals Why She Fought for Glen Powell in 'Twisters'

Daisy Edgar-Jones and Glen Powell attending the "Twisters" European Premiere at Cineworld, Leicester Square, London on 08 July 2024

Daisy Edgar-Jones reveals the serendipitous encounter that sparked the perfect on-screen partnership for ‘Twisters’.

At the UK premiere of Twisters in Leicester Square, Daisy Edgar-Jones shared a delightful anecdote duuring an interview with HELLO! about her first meeting with co-star Glen Powell. The actress, who plays storm chaser Kate Cooper, recalled, “Glenn came to the premiere of Fresh a few years ago – I met him then and he was lovely.”

Edgar-Jones couldn’t be happier when Powell was considered for the role of Tyler Owens, stating, "I was so excited when they were thinking about who to cast for Tyler and I was like ‘Glenn is the one.’" She praised his lovable nature, adding, “He’s just the loveliest person and we had such a great laugh the whole time.”

Director Lee Isaac Chung commended the pair’s on-screen chemistry, describing them as “amazing and incredible people.” This standalone sequel to the 1996 hit Twister has become a global sensation, now showing in cinemas worldwide.


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