Nathan Gamble and Cozi Zuehlsdorff stars of ‘Dolphin Tale 2′ Photo Credit: Warner Bros.
Nathan Gamble and Cozi Zuehlsdorff, the stars of Dolphin Tale 2, were in Chicago promoting the film on August 22, 2014.
Sarah Knight Adamson: Well, first of all, I would like to congratulate both of you on reprising your roles in Dolphin Tale 2.
Cozi Zuehlsdorff: Thank you.
Nathan Gamble: Thank you.
SKA: You’re so welcome. As you know, this is such a wonderful, heartwarming family story, and I know fans from the first movie will just be so happy to go and see this film. So, I was wondering how old were you when you completed Dolphin Tale?
NG: We were both twelve.
SKA: Okay, so, how old are you now?
NG: We are sixteen.
SKA: Sixteen, okay, great. What did you learn in the first movie that helped you with your role in the second one?
NG: That’s a great question.
CZ: I think we’ve learned, for one thing, how important the story was to tell, which gave us even more inspiration and motivation.
SKA: Can you speak to your roles a little bit, as far as the expansion of them, and maybe how they’ve changed a little bit in the second movie?
NG: Well I think Sawyer, he’s definitely changed because this takes place three years later, and he’s finally found something that he’s really, truly passionate about, and that’s the aquarium. He’s an employee there, he’s doing something that he loves and helping animals; he’s doing it with really good friends, with his best friend, Winter. He’s changed, too, because he realized he’s taken his first baby steps, I guess, toward being an adult.
CZ: Yeah, I feel generally for Hazel, she’s finally finding her voice as an individual, and really forming her own opinions and relationship with her dad that’s growing into something new and just as beautiful.