Sydney Sweeney Celebrates ‘Adventure Extraordinaire’ Glen Powell’s Birthday With a Smile

In the forthcoming romantic comedy, “Anyone But You,” hitting theaters on December 22, viewers are treated to a captivating on-screen romance. It’s no surprise, then, that Sydney Sweeney is using the spotlight to extend heartfelt birthday wishes to her co-star, Glen Powell.

At 26, the “Euphoria” starlet took a moment to acknowledge Powell, her cinematic beau in “Anyone But You,” on his 35th birthday this Saturday. Through her Instagram Story, she penned a heartwarming tribute, dubbing him her “camp counselor,” “adventure guru,” and most affectionately, her “goof ball.” Accompanying this note was a candid shot of the duo, both donning wide-brimmed hats, sunglasses, and matching jackets, taken presumably during the film’s shoot.

sydney sweeney/Instagram story Sydney Sweeney wishes costar Glen Powell a happy birthday
Sydney Sweeney

The palpable synergy between Sweeney and Powell was evident during their appearance at CinemaCon 2023 in Las Vegas. There, as they unveiled the first glimpse of “Anyone But You,” their banter reflected their seamless on-screen chemistry. Powell, drawing a few chuckles from the audience, remarked about the joy of watching themselves on the big screen. Sweeney humorously retorted with a playful dig, referencing Powell’s iconic role in “Top Gun: Maverick” from 2022. Powell, always one for a comeback, laughingly commented on the challenging nature of Sweeney’s character, Bea, in their film.

Navigating through the story’s narrative, Powell hinted at the plot’s romantic setting, juxtaposing the contrasting personalities of their characters, Bea and Ben. Interestingly, their sizzling on-screen romance sparked off-screen speculations. However, Sweeney, who is set to wed Jonathan Davino, dismissed these rumors in a candid telling with Variety. Emphasizing the genre of the film, she said, “It’s a rom-com; that’s the intrigue!” Laughing off the rumors, she conveyed the mutual respect and camaraderie she shares with Powell.

Sydney Sweeney
Sydney Sweeney

The newly released trailer for “Anyone But You” provides a tantalizing view of the tumultuous romance between Bea and Ben. They start off as the quintessential couple, but a twist following a splendid first date sends their relationship into a frosty zone. Things take a dramatic turn when they find themselves attending a destination wedding in Australia. The plot thickens as the duo engages in a timeless romantic charade – feigning couplehood. As hinted by Sweeney’s character, the storyline promises unexpected turns.

Reflecting on her filming experience, Sweeney shared with PEOPLE in may magazine that working with the “adventure-extraordinaire Powell was an absolute delight, full of non-stop laughter and memorable moments. She eagerly anticipates the movie’s release, confident that audiences will relish it just as much as she cherished being a part of it.

Mark your calendars; “Anyone But You” promises to be a delightful cinematic experience, premiering in theaters on December 22.

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