What first comes to mind when you think of Zac Efron? His basketball-court choreography in High School Musical? His heart-racing strip tease in Bad Neighbours 2? If you cited any of these moments — or indeed the countless others where Efron serves as eye candy in varying states of undress — you perceive him as most other people do. But how did he get so typecast? And why should we take him seriously now? With his proto-Bieber haircut and prepubescent voice, his character is as non-threatening as they come, an almost entirely desexualised boy-next-door. I spoke to Olesya Rush, who played the pianist Kelsi in the series, to find out what it was like sharing scenes with Efron.
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Zac Efron is set to star in what is likely to be a very good movie, a Baywatch remake for the big screen that will also feature Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson — it's in cinemas this summer, and the trailers don't disappoint. The film will be "R-rated" and "badass," Zac told Reuters , adding that it will "reinvent" the TV series, but hopefully they'll at least still keep the theme song because I'm always here and I'm always ready for shirtless ZEfron moments. This is Zac Efron and what we'll be lucky to experience when this Baywatch movie happens, so let's all stock up on smelling salts and our personal defibrillators right now because there's going to be a rush on the market just before it premieres. This is Zac Efron working out at the beach in denim shorts even though that's not usually advisable because denim chafes. This is Zac Efron "running wild" with adventurer Bear Grylls on that manly adventure show that left him with rope burn on his crotch , probably. Oh, and he also had to eat a worm. This is Zac Efron tasting frosting, and while it's technically not relevant in this least, it's still here because there's cake. I'm mostly just here with this caption for the chance to link out to a song from Wicked. This is Zac Efron riding a horse on a beach and basically embodying every cheesy romance novel cover ever. It's the stuff of my fantasies, TMI?
You're welcome Zac was rocking a moustache for The Greatest Showman premier in Australia back in , and now we've seen the trailer for the 'Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile' where he plays serial killer Ted Bundy, we understand why. Picture: Getty images.