It looks like ‘High School Musical’ alum Zac Efron might be graduating to bigger and better projects! The actor has revealed that he is in talks with producers to star in JJ Abrams’ ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’. So exciting!
Zac Efron says he is eager to sign on for a role in Star Wars: Episode VII but no deals have been inked just yet. Would you like to see Zac in the latest Star Wars installment?
Zac Efron In ‘Star Wars’? — Actor Confirms Talks With ‘Episode 7’ Producers
The Star Wars franchise has included some of the hottest hunks in Hollywood, including Harrison Ford, Ewan McGregor and Hayden Christensen. Now Zac is looking to add his name to the line-up!
“I just went and met with [producers],” Zac told MTV in a new interview. “So I don’t know. It would be cool. I love [the Star Wars movies], I love them, but … who knows?”
Other stars who have been linked to the JJ Abrams-directed sequel include Michael Fassbender, Adam Driver, Hugo Weaving,Simon Pegg, Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Jesse Plemons — but only Zac, Michael B. Jordan and Saoirse Ronan have confirmed talks. The stars of the original Star Wars trilogy, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill and Harrison Ford, have all confirmed that they will be in the upcoming installment.
We hope Zac gets the part!
Zac Efron Makes First Appearance Since Jaw Injury At People’s Choice Awards
It’s so great to see Zac back in action. The former High School Musical star has had a rough past few months after he suffered a major injury that required him to have his jaw wired shut!
But the actor looked incredibly calm and cool at the People’s Choice Awards at the Nokia Theater on Jan. 8 when he took the stage to announce the winner for best comedic film. The That Awkward Moment actor presented the award to The Heat stars Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy. We thought he did a great job and he looked so incredibly adorable as usual!
HollywoodLifers, would you like to see Zac star in Star Wars: Episode VII? Let us know.
— Tierney McAfee