July 13, 2010 09:46:55 GMT
The 'High School Musical' thesp has signed to star and produce the not-yet-titled film by Jason Filardi.
Zac Efron is moving forward with his effort to expand his portfolio by taking a role in different kind of movie. The actor has signed to star in and to produce an untitled workplace comedy project which is written by Jason Filardi.
Beside Efron, his manager Jason Barrett from Alchemy Entertainment will also serve as producer. Moreover, Adam Shankman and Jennifer Gibgot are in negotiations to produce via their Offspring Entertainment banner, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.
The upcoming project will reunite the team behind "17 Again", a 2009 body-switch comedy starring Efron. However, details about Efron's character as well as the storyline in the workplace comedy have not been unveiled yet.
Zac Efron currently has "Charlie St. Cloud" waiting to be dropped in U.S. theaters on July 30. He already has some action movies like "Fire" and untitled Snabba Cash remake lined-up as his next starring vehicles.