Skip to main content
  1. AXS Entertainment
  2. Arts & Entertainment
  3. Movies

Zac Efron in talks for part in the new ‘Star Wars’ movie

See also

The new “Star Wars” films are in the process of casting and rumors continue emerge about who will get the coveted roles. The latest from Wetpaint on Feb. 2 is that Zac Efron is in talks for a role in the movie.

Efron has himself confirmed that he is talking to the powers that be about a role in the upcoming “Star Wars” sequel. The next movie will make number 7 in the franchise.

Here’s what Efron had to say on the subject:

"Yeah, I just went and met with [the Star Wars people]. So I don't know. It would be cool. I love [the Star Wars movies]. I love them, but … who knows?"

“That Awkward Moment” is Efron’s latest film. Fans may remember him as Troy from the “High School Musical” movie series. He also starred in an adaption of Nicholas Sparks’s book, “The Lucky One” and shared a role with Matthew Perry in “17 Again.” Next up for Zac is “Neighbors” a comedy due out in May.

Other actors currently in talks for the “Star Wars” flick include Dame Judi Dench, “Friday Night Lights” and “Breaking Bad” star Jesse Plemons, and “Girls” star Adam Driver.

What do you think of the news that Zac Efron is in talks to appear in the next “Star Wars” movie?

If you liked this article click the Subscribe button to receive email updates when a new article is published. Follow Theresa on Google+, StumbleUpon and Twitter or connect on Pinterest.

©TheresaLeschmann. All Rights Reserved. No part of this article may be reproduced without prior permissions from the author. Partial reposting is permitted with a link back to the original article.

Advertisement

Today's top buzz...

  • Jack White
    Jack White has played the longest show of his career, going for over three hours
    Music Buzz
  • Donald Sterling
    Donald Sterling loses big in court, Clippers sale will proceed
    Video
    Today's Buzz
  • Steve Nash
    The Los Angeles Lakers will not use stretch provision on Steve Nash
    NBA Buzz
  • Peter Gabriel
    Peter Gabriel revisits classics in new concert film 'Back to Front'
    Camera
    20 Photos
  • Train
    Train rocks an outdoor show with old favorites and new hits in Tahoe
    Camera
    15 Photos
  • Rascal Flatts
    Rascal Flatts to perform at Washington Redskins Training Center in Richmond, Va.
    Camera
    11 Photos