"We've all grown up with Julie Andrews, but what's impressive is she keeps it at bay," said Johnson. "She's aware of who she is, but makes everyone feel so comfortable and welcomed. That's the mark of someone special, especially someone so successful over the generations. It was an honor to work with her."
The admiration was mutual.
"The first glimpse I had of him was in a pink tutu," said Andrews. "He's so delicious to look at you just want to spend time with him and say, 'God really made it all right when he made you.'"
Johnson got a good laugh when he heard what his co-star had to say about him.
"That just made my life hearing that from Julie," said Johnson.
The actor/athlete enjoyed working on the family film and says when he signs up for a comedy he expects to do silly things and make people laugh.