“… and then I went out and my Dad was there, and he couldn’t look at me,” says Alex. “It was scary. I mean, to see people’s reactions to you was a weird thing.” But Alex took the reactions and used them to help develop his character throughout shooting.
Those reactions did go further than just the screen, though. Alex tells Faze (Magazine) that while he’s “never been that judgmental,” his character in Beastly has made him rethink how he looks at other people.