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Two more funny guys are joining Nicholas Stoller comedy “Townies”, with Deadline reporting Dave Franco and Christopher Mintz-Plasse have jumped on board, joining previously cast Seth Rogen and Zac Efron. Andrew Cohen and Brendan O’Brien wrote the screenplay for the long-gestating film, which sparked a bidding war last summer, about a family man (Rogen) who lives near a fraternity house and finds himself at odds with one of the frat brothers (Efron), whose constant partying and raucous behavior is wreaking havoc on his neighbor’s life. No word on who FrancoRead More
As Julianne Hough and Josh Duhamel prepare to embark upon being star-crossed lovers in a film adaptation of a Nicholas Sparks novel – “Safe Haven”, opening on Valentine’s Day – we look back at the tragic lovebirds who came before them. Sparks movies are critical flops and box office successes but seem to be hit and miss when it comes to creating stars. For the purpose of this study, we’ll omit the two Sparks adaptations which starred established stars. Kevin Costner, Robin Wright, Richard Gere and Diane Lane are doingRead More
Zac Efron is one Disney star making inroads as he attempts to move away from his “High School Musical” image. The rising star is set to headline Akiva Goldsman’s “The Falling“, a mystery supernatural project, the logline of which is reportedly being kept firmly under wraps. THR are calling the film “an edgy thriller centering around an otherworldly being” – no word on if Efron will play the otherwordly being – but Warner Bros apparently took the idea for the film directly to Goldsman and Efron, who will produce theRead More
James Badge Dale, one of our Faces to Watch in 2013, is among a large group of new cast additions to JFK assassination drama “Parkland”, which has begun principal photography in Austin, Texas. Jackie Earle Haley, Colin Hanks, David Harbour and Ron Livingston have also jumped aboard in Peter Landesman‘s directorial debut, which already boasted Zac Efron, Marcia Gay Harden, Paul Giamatti, Billy Bob Thornton, Jeremy Strong and Jacki Weaver in its large ensemble cast. Landesman wrote the script and will make his feature directorial debut on the film whichRead More
It’s nothing new to see tween actors and actresses trying their hardest to break away from their pop cultural personas but “Spring Breakers” might be the biggest break several have tried all at the same time. Harmony Korine‘s day-glo blast of hedonism and violence stars Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens and Ashley Benson, along with a K-Fed inspired James Franco. It’s rated R and following on from the US and European poster release, A24 and Annapurna Pictures have released a trailer which shows us why. It’s caused debate amongst fans ofRead More
Filming on ensemble romantic comedy “Are We Officially Dating?” began a few weeks back and recent set photos (via LaineyGossip) show co-stars Zac Efron and Imogen Poots on location in New York City. Efron stars alongside Michael B. Jordan and Miles Teller as three best friends who make a pact to stay single and relationship-free. As always happens though, once they’ve decided on this, they each begin to fall in love. Also starring Mackenzie Davis, “Are We Officially Dating?” was scripted and directed by Tom Gormican, his first feature film.Read More
Primarily a stage actor, Jeremy Scott is poised for a breakthrough on the big screen as he lands a key role in upcoming JFK assassination drama “Parkland”, joining an all-star cast that includes Zac Efron, Jacki Weaver, Marcia Gay Harden, Paul Giamatti and Billy Bob Thornton to play the role of JFK assassin Lee Harvey Oswald. Variety first reported the news. Peter Landesman wrote the script and will make his feature directorial debut on the film which chronicles the lead-up to President John F. Kennedy’s assassination and its aftermath. ParklandRead More

Posted On December 19, 2012By Linda GeIn Casting

Zac Efron joins JFK assassination drama “Parkland”

Paging Dr. Efron! Variety reports that in rather unusual casting news, former “High School Musical” teen hearttrhob Zac Efron will play the role of a doctor in ensemble JFK assassination drama “Parkland”, joining a cast that also includes Jacki Weaver, Marcia Gay Harden, Paul Giamatti and Billy Bob Thornton. Peter Landesman wrote the script and will make his feature directorial debut on the film which chronicles the lead-up to President John F. Kennedy’s assassination and its aftermath. Parkland refers to the hospital where JFK was rushed and where his assassin,Read More
Rising indie star Mackenzie Davis has joined the cast of ensemble romantic comedy “Are We Officially Dating?”, according to Variety. Zac Efron, Miles Teller and Michael B. Jordan play a trio of friends who make a pact to stay single just as they each begin to fall in love. Imgoen Poots plays one of the young ladies on the receiving end of their affections, and Davis is replacing “True Blood” actress Deborah Ann Woll in playing the ex-wife of one of the boys. Tom Gormican wrote and will direct theRead More
“Chronicle” star Michael B. Jordan rounds out the trio at the center of rom com “Are We Officially Dating?”, joining Zac Efron and Miles Teller, according to Deadline. The three actors will play best friends who make a pact to stay single and relationship-free, just as they each begin to fall in love. On the receiving end of those complicated feelings will be Imogen Poots and “True Blood”‘s Deborah Ann Woll, presumably with a third actress to be cast. Tom Gormican wrote the script and will direct this month inRead More