Director Adam Shankman nearly passed on Efron for the role of golden boy Link Larkin—reportedly, Shankman initially felt Efron was "too Disney"—but he later reconsidered.Appearing alongside John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Walken and Queen Latifah, Efron once again thrilled fans and helped the film earn nearly 9 million domestically.Although Efron and Ferguson do not play love interests in the film, their real-life photos prove the two appear to have serious chemistry.Efron has tipped his hat to his co-star (and on-screen love interest played by Zendaya), telling , "They work tirelessly...He chose instead to take time off to focus and graduate from high school.Controversy later erupted when sources disclosed that Efron wasn't actually responsible for voicing his (1988) in 2007.(executive producer: Tonia Davis) is nominated for a Best Motion Picture Golden Globe, and the two will probably want to celebrate the potential win together, right? Rumors about Efron and Ferguson's romance began just before (screenplay co-writer: Jenny Bicks), premiered on Dec. About a week before the movie musical (in which Efron stars alongside Hugh Jackman) debuted, fans became suspicious and it all started with an Instagram photo (because doesn't it always? Efron posted a semi-intimate picture of the two on set with Ferguson gazing at him, and included the caption, "A pic is worth a thousand words.Only ones I can think of now are: wtf were u thinking dude?! #Greatest Showman #Rebecca Ferguson." Fans were immediately in a tizzy over Efron's rumored new girlfriend, and just a week later, he kept them guessing with more bait.
"What an honour that I’m playing strong women, or maybe that I’m making them strong because I find it much more fun to play," she told Independent in October. My character "Mitch Buchannon" just gave @zacefron's character "Matt Brody" the all important beach speech about what it means to have manly "Alpha balls". #On Set #BAYWATCH #Day1 #Alpha Balls #Now Who Needs Mouth To Mouth? He plays Troy Bolton, a popular basketball player who wants to perform in the school musical with his book-smart love interest Gabriella (Vanessa Hudgens, whom he would later date in real life)19-year-old Zac "The New American Heart Throb" in its Aug. The profile describes Zac as a down-to-earth star with "aw-shucks charm" and "crush-worthy good looks." Regarding his career, Zac tells the interviewer, "As long as I stay boring, I think I'll be fine." EXCLUSIVE FIRST LOOK: #BAYWATCH Day 1. World get ready to have some fun, 'cause the beach will never be the same again.With a big awards show around the corner, this actor has a busy weekend ahead.Naturally, fans will want to know if he'll have a romantic partner by his side.Efron played a soldier stationed in Iraq who believes that a photo he finds of a woman he doesn't know, played by Schilling, is the reason that he's been able to survive.Although the film didn't receive favorable reviews, Efron was recognized for his attempt at leaving his sqeaky clean image behind.Zac Efron's rumored girlfriend in 2018 is his co-star Rebecca Ferguson.The rumors regarding sparks between the two have been going strong for nearly a month, but will the actor make it official and take Ferguson to the Golden Globes as his date?He auditioned for—and was subsequently cast in—a small part in a long-running production of .The role ignited his passion for acting, and his continued performances in other local productions earned him a contract with a talent agent.