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Former Child Star Zac Efron: I'm putting aside the teen star image......

November 24, 2009

He set young hearts aflutter with his High School Musical performances - but has Zac Efron had enough of his wholesome image?

The teen heart-throb is ready to be taken seriously as an actor with his new adult movie Me And Orson Welles.

And the 21-year-old admits he ditched his leading role in the remake of Footloose because he feared being stuck with song and dance numbers.

"I have to shake things up because it's not good to repeat yourself. I want to be in a place where things get scary," he says. Read More