Belfast Telegraph

Thursday 27 November 2014

Efron goes against the law in Narc

Zac Efron will play a university student turned police informant
Zac Efron will play a university student turned police informant

Zac Efron is set to show his rebellious side, as he signs on to star in thriller Narc.

The former High School Musical star is in talks to play a university student who turns police informant after he is busted for cocaine, reported Deadline.

Based on a true life story and described as a "college Donnie Brasco", he continues to balance his life as a fraternity president and lacrosse team captain, while leading a double life by helping the cops take down criminals.

Zac's manager and producing partner Jason Barrett will be an executive producer on the film with Doug Banker.

The 25-year-old actor - who recently starred in The Paperboy alongside Nicole Kidman and Matthew McConaughey - will next be seen in JFK drama Parkland and romantic comedy Are We Officially Dating? with Imogen Poots.

It's the latest role to shake up Zac's good-guy image, following his part in The Paperboy and the forthcoming Autobahn, in which he plays an American backpacker who gets involved with a ring of drug smugglers as a pick-up driver.

COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting? customercare@belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Nightlife Galleries

More

Latest Entertainment News

Latest Music News

Latest Film & TV News

Latest Eating Out News

Horoscopes

Your Horoscopes by Russell Grant

Sagittarius:

Expressing your creative side is strongly advised. Take this opportunity to write, paint or play music. Relatives may not appreciate your work, but that doesn't matter. The important thing is to satisfy your own taste. People who are daring and experimental will appreciate your efforts. Don't be surprised if you're given a chance to showcase your work in a magazine, boutique or gallery. Fame and acclaim can be yours, so long as you're willing to follow your instincts.More