The dynamic duo co-star in Gifted, which tells the story of Frank Adler (Evans), who is doing his best to raise his precocious, math-genius niece Mary (Mckenna Grace), after his sister's death.
Mary forms a bond with her grade school teacher, Bonnie (Slate), who recognizes her potential and encourages Frank to let Mary explore her talents. Meanwhile, Frank finds himself locked in a custody battle with his mother, Evelyn (Lindsay Duncan), who thinks Frank is holding her grandchild back from intellectual greatness and is unfit to raise a little girl.
ET spoke with the 34-year-old actress at the premiere where she couldn’t help but marvel over her 35-year-old beau, sharing, "It's kind of like I got my dream 7th grade boyfriend." Check out the video below to hear more.
Gifted, directed by (500) Days of Summer's Marc Webb and co-starring Octavia Spencer, hits theaters April 12, 2017.