The rising star is presumed to get more than $3 million payday for reprising his role as Troy Bolton in the project.
At last the deal is inked, Zac Efron will positively reprise his tween heartthrob role Troy Bolton in "High School Musical 3: Senior Year" for a more handsomely payday, that's according to Entertainment Weekly.
The site has learned from its source that Efron is expected to earn a salary of more than $3 million, which is more substantial than his fellow "High School" stars. The striking young actor is said to be one of the last Wildcat holdouts to complete negotiations, apparently waiting to for the right amount and the perfect screenplay.
Production on the big screen project is slated to begin in March 2008 with the likes of Corbin Bleu, Monique Coleman, and Lucas Grabeel also due back. Other original key cast members Vanessa Hudgens and Ashley Tisdale reportedly have confirmed to take part in the flick as well.
As for the story, no official synopsis released yet, but Hudgens has been noted to reveal that pic will center on the gang's senior year and involve graduation plus prom event.