Posts Tagged ‘Zac Efron’

Sony Takes on At Any Price

Sony Pictures Classics announced it has acquired all North American and Eastern European rights, excluding CIS and Russia, to “At Any Price.” Ramin Bahrani and co-wrote the film with Hallie Elizabeth Newton. “At Any Price” stars Dennis Quaid, Zac Efron, Kim Dickens and Heather Graham. Set in[...]

Trailer: The Paperboy

— by ALEXA MILAN — Zac Efron has worked steadily since his days starring in a certain mega-successful Disney franchise. But despite gravitating toward more serious roles in movies like “Me and Orson Welles” and “Charlie St. Cloud,” he’s still best known as t[...]

Review: The Lucky One

— by ADAM DALE — Director Scott Hicks (“Hearts in Atlantis,” “No Reservations”) has brought Nicholas Sparks’ 2008 war-torn love drama “The Lucky One” to the big screen with former “High School Musical” star Zac Efron in the lead. Logan Thibault (Efron) is a young U.[...]

Eight Clips from Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax

— by ADAM POYNTER — Dr. Seuss is one of the most influential children’s authors of the 20th century, creating such memorable and fanciful characters as the Grinch, the Whos, the Cat in the Hat and Horton. Now, one of his lesser-known characters, the Lorax, is getting the royal treatmen[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax’

— by ALEXA MILAN — There are few children’s authors more beloved than Dr. Seuss, but so far the film adaptations of his classic books have been very hit (“Horton Hears a Who”) or miss (“The Cat in the Hat”). Now another CGI Dr. Seuss film is on the way, and [...]

Trailer Talk: ‘New Year’s Eve’

— by ALEXA MILAN — A laundry list of big-name actors added up to a sub-par film in “Valentine’s Day,” but that isn’t stopping director Garry Marshall from having another go at a holiday-themed ensemble rom-com. “New Year’s Eve” takes the same for[...]

Scott Hicks Directing Zac Efron in New Romantic Drama

Principal photography has begun on Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Village Roadshow Pictures’ romantic drama based on Nicholas Sparks’ bestseller “The Lucky One,” starring Zac Efron (“17 Again,” “Charlie St. Cloud”), Taylor Schilling (upcoming “[...]

Under Review: ‘Charlie St. Cloud’

— by ADAM POYNTER — Stepping away from the genre that made him famous, Zac Efron decided not to do another movie connected to musicals or dancing. So he turned down the main role in the “Footloose” remake to do something new and different. “Charlie St. Cloud” — based off th[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Charlie St. Cloud’

— by ALEXA MILAN — Zac Efron may have made his mark as a “High School Musical” heartthrob, but it looks like he’s going for something a bit more mature with his latest film. Efron plays the titular character in “Charlie St. Cloud,” based on Ben Sherwood̵[...]

Under Review: ‘Me and Orson Welles’

— by JASON EAKEN — Zac Efron and Orson Welles: if ever there was a more unlikely combination, for the life of me I cannot conjure it. Yet here they are in Richard Linklater’s “Me and Orson Welles,” a film whose sentimentally simplistic title indicates its own merits and demerits[...]

Listen to Zac Efron Sing About Wheaties

— by RACHEL COYNE — Zac Efron tackles a serious dramatic role in “Me and Orson Welles” in an effort to prove he’s more than just a singing teen heartthrob from “High School Musical.” So here’s a clip of Zac Efron singing for you! “Me and Orson[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Me and Orson Welles’

— by SEAN GERSKI — Orson Welles is one of the greatest — if not the greatest — directors of all time. His direction of “Citizen Kane” alone would warrant his inclusion in such a discussion. But what is often forgotten is what a phenomenal actor he could be. His[...]