As they waited to present together at the awards, the pair got cozy backstage.She shared the snap on Instagram and captioned: '@mtv movie and tv awards backstage shenanigans with @zacefron #Summerand Brody #Baywatch.'In the lead up to the event, Alexandra and Zac expressed excitement to be sitting next to each other."We work together closely, we play love interests in the film, so I understand why people would go crazy," she told Kennedy. Daddario acknowledged that the gossip "makes sense because we are love interests in the movie." She added, "But this is a lot for me to handle," laughing and gesturing at Efron. "But Zac and I are very good friends." Addressing the Instagram commenter's suggestion that she and Efron, who plays Matt Brody, would have beautiful babies together, Daddario joked, "We would have very blue-eyed children, wouldn’t we? A source said: ‘Everyone is buzzing that Zac Efron and Alexandra Daddario are secretly seeing each other and have been doing so for months. He finds her to be sophisticated and more mature than most women. ‘Early on, I had to do a scene where I had to flirt with him and touch his waist. Representatives for Alexandra Daddario and Zac Efron have been contacted for comment by uk.But after a few failed relationships, Zac isn’t rushing into anything.’ And while the pair are yet to officially comment on the rumours, talk of their tryst comes after Alexandra previously gushed about the first time she saw Zac’s abs on set. RELATED: Here's Why Everyone Thinks Zac Efron Has a New Girlfriend Then a few days later, Alexandra shared yet another picture of herself, this time taking a break from her busy day of press.The snap was taken by Zac, which of course added even more fuel to the fire.
And while fans had been hoping that it may be a case of life imitating art for Zac Efron, 29, and Alexandra Daddario, 31, the pair recently denied romance rumours.'As far as I know, she hasn't said yes,' Zac told The Daily Telegraph this week. Between the obvious onscreen chemistry, flirty Instagrams (see below), and coy responses to reporters' questions, the pair have got everybody wondering if they've taken their movie romance off set with them.So it's no surprise that Daddario fielded a question about the rumor at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday. News' Jason Kennedy asked the 31-year-old actress, who plays lifeguard Summer Quinn in the upcoming reboot, about the buzz on the red carpet before the awards ceremony.Zac Efron had all the makings of a star since his teen heartthrob days as Troy Bolton in High School Musical.The talented 29-year-old hunk is a natural in front of the camera and is one of the most sought-after actors today.