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.
Efron will be seen next in Paramount’s “Baywatch” opposite Dwayne Johnson.
He’s also starring in Fox’s “The Greatest Showman” with Hugh Jackman and Michelle Williams, directed by Michael Gracey.
Zac Efron has contributed in soundtracks in his own films. Efron’s contribution is in the 2007 film “Hairspray”, and 2006-2008 film series “High School Musical”.
His father David, an electrical engineer, and mother Starla, an administrative assistant, met while working at the same nuclear power plant.
The film is set to commence principal photography on Oct. Voltage will fully finance and is handling international sales at the Cannes Film Festival.
CAA and UTA Independent Film Group represent the domestic rights.
“Extremely Wicked” producers are Nicolas Chartier and Ara Keshishian for Voltage alongside Costigan for Cota Films.
Efron’s Ninjas Runnin’ Wild banner will produce alongside Michael Simkin and Jason Barrett.
This show consisted of just 1 season with 14 episodes. But, it is just 1 or 2 episodes (guest appearance).