July 7th, 2014
12:16 PM ET
Zac Efron and Michelle Rodriguez are apparently closer than we thought.
The two actors have both been vacationing in Italy with entrepreneur Gianluca Vacchi - a.k.a., the guy who so graciously shared the viral video of Efron dancing to Jason Derulo's "Wiggle."
But while we could see that Efron and Rodriguez are travel buddies, we didn't know that they're kissing buddies, too.
July 1st, 2014
10:15 AM ET
We know Zac Efron has moves - we remember "High School Musical" - but we've never seen him move quite like this.
The "Neighbors" actor was caught on camera dancing atop a table to Jason Derulo's party track "Wiggle" while spending time with friends in Italy.
February 22nd, 2012
11:28 AM ET
Taylor Swift and Zac Efron are not a couple - they repeat: they're not a couple - but just because they don't have romantic feelings for one another doesn't mean they didn't put in quality time while making their animated movie, "The Lorax."
As the two co-stars revealed on "Ellen" Tuesday, Efron has picked up a few guitar-playing skills from Grammy-winning country singer/songwriter Swift.
"I got my first guitar lesson from Taylor," Efron told Ellen DeGeneres as Swift interjected, "he's really good at it, from like, one lesson. I taught him how to play 'Pumped Up Kicks' by Foster the People."
March 19th, 2011
03:16 PM ET
Taylor Swift is headed for the big screen again - well, at least her voice is.
The country music star has landed a role in the 3-D animated adaptation of Dr. Seuss’ "The Lorax" as the voice behind Audrey.
The movie tells the story of Ted, played by Zac Efron, an idealistic boy who wants to win the affections of Audrey. To do so he must search for the Lorax, played by Danny DeVito, a grumpy environmentalist creature. The Lorax fights to save his world from the Once-ler, played by Ed Helms, as well as a new villain, financial king O’Hare (Rob Riggle). Betty White will serve as Grammy Norma, Ted’s wise grandmother.
The Lorax and the Once-ler are the only characters that are actually from Dr. Seuss’ book, which was first published in 1971.
February 10th, 2011
10:16 AM ET
"High School Musical" sweethearts Vanessa Hudgens and Zac Efron may have broken up, but the actress isn't ruling out reconciliation.
“We're still friends," Hudgens, 22, tells the March issue of Details magazine. "Who knows what the future will bring? We're figuring this out."
Hudgens also gushed about working with actor Michael Caine, 77, her co-star in the upcoming "Journey to the Center of the Earth" sequel.
December 24th, 2010
09:32 AM ET
Zac Efron is creating a lot of buzz with his newly shaved head. After shearing off his locks to play a Marine in the movie adaptation of Nicholas Sparks's "The Lucky One," the actor convinced the film's cast and crew to follow suit for the sake of charity.
According to the Times-Picayune, Efron – who just wrapped shooting on "The Lucky One" in New Orleans – issued a challenge to his colleagues, saying that for every crew member who joined him in getting a buzz cut, he would donate cash to local charity Kingsley House, which aims to educate children, strengthen families, and build community.
"He likes doing things for charity - two Make-A-Wish kids came a visit to the set while he was there - and he felt like he wanted to do something for a New Orleans charity since he had such a nice time shooting there," Efron's publicist told the paper.
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