Alexandra Daddario Struggled to Be Taken Seriously Early On in Her Career Although her role in the Percy Jackson films certainly led her to be a recognizable force in entertainment, it was her short-lived stint on True Detective that truly proved to be life-changing for Daddario.
During an interview with in 2020, Daddario explained that she was struggling to be taken seriously in her career before the opportunity to appear on True Detective was presented to her.
Prior to her role on the television series, which aired until 2019, Daddario made her acting debut in the daytime soap opera All My Children, followed by her breakout film role in the Percy Jackson films.
It was tactical, but not that tactical.
So no, I would have never expected that from that role.