Zac Efron Confirms He's in Talks for 'Star Wars Episode 7'


Zac Efron


The former 'High School Musical' hunk spills that he did meet with Disney executives to discuss the J.J. Abrams-directed movie.

Zac Efron is one of the hopefuls eying to land a role in the hotly-anticipated "Star Wars Episode 7". In a recent interview with MTV to promote his new movie "That Awkward Moment", he confirmed he went to a meeting with Disney to talk about the project.

"Yeah, I just went and met with them (Disney executives)," the former Disney actor said when the topic came up during "most likely to..." game with MTV's Josh Horowitz. "So I don't know. It would be cool. I love the Star Wars movies I love them, but who knows?"

Another former Disney star among the rumored candidates was Ryan Gosling. Efron's "Awkward Moment" co-star Michael B. Jordan also confirmed he auditioned for "Star Wars" and so did Saoirse Ronan who said, "I just auditioned for it, like everyone else did."

Most recently, "Breaking Bad" actor Jesse Plemons became the hotly-tipped contender for a role in the movie. "Episode 7", directed by J.J. Abrams, is slated to hit theatres on December 18, 2015. Two sequels are set to follow for 2017 and 2019 releases respectively.

No official cast members have been announced, but Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher are expected to reprise their roles as the classic "Star Wars" trio, Han Solo, Luke Skywalker, and Princess Leia.

© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS

Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

   

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes Spotted on Rare Outing With Their Kids
  2. Does Sebastian Stan Tease His Return as Winter Soldier in 'Avengers: Infinity War'?
  3. Angelina Jolie Is Ready to Move Into New $25M Mansion After Brad Pitt Split
  4. Mariah Carey Flashes Skimpy Thong at Dinner With Twins Moroccan and Monroe
  5. Avril Lavigne Is NOT Dead and Replaced by a Clone, New Album Is on the Way
  6. George Clooney and Amal Are Hiding Out to Prepare for Her Labor
  7. Russell Wilson Calls Himself 'Papa' in Sweet Birthday Message for Ciara's Son Future Jr.
  8. Sasheer Zamata Quits 'SNL' After Four Seasons
  9. 'Mamma Mia!' Sequel 'Here We Go Again!' Is in the Works
  10. Billy Crudup Drops Out of 'The Flash' Movie

CELEBS PHOTO