If you want to gauge the weight of the name, ‘Zac Efron’ in the netizens’ world, simply google, ‘why Zac Efron is so hot?’ The search results will tell you what Zac Efron is and how much internet traffic the name attracts! Once, Zac Efron was the blue-eyed teen hunk who created a thousand crush with his ‘The High School Musical.’ In 2005, when Efron earned the lead role in the Disney Channel movie, ‘The High School Musical,’ it was a standalone production. But, the movie went on to become a popular hit and Disney decided to expand it as a movie franchise, which eventually skyrocketed Efron to international fame.
‘The High School Musical’ soundtrack includes over five Top 40 singles, which sells around 4 million copies. The immense popularity of the franchise made it the first TV show soundtrack to bag the top spot SoundScan’s history. After the bombastic success of ‘The High School Musical,’ Efron had to change his phone number because of an avalanche of fan calls.
The teen sensation came of age singing in Disney musicals and matured playing romcoms like ’17 Again,’ ‘Hairspray,’ ‘Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates,’ ‘Bad Neighbors,’ and ‘Bad Neighbors 2.’ We have seen him saving lives bare-chested in ‘Baywatch‘ and swinging from a trapeze in ‘The Greatest Showman.’ Efron has evolved as a deadly combination of funny and hot alpha male over his formative years. Top brands and fashion magazines always chase him as the man projects himself as a confident, charismatic and classic male archetype, who influencing men’s preferences and empower them around the globe.
At this point, the question that might be circling your mind is what is the next Zac Efron movie and tv shows? Well, the good news is that we have a clear answer to that question. Here’s the list of upcoming Zac Efron films and tv shows scheduled to release in 2019 and 2020. We can only hope that the latest Zac Efron movie would be as good as some of his recent ones.
1. Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile (2019)
‘Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile’ is an upcoming biopic based on the life of notorious serial killer Ted Bundy. The movie marks a dynamic career change for Zac Efron as the actor will appear as the cold-blooded serial killer. To make things more spicy and hot for die-hard Efron fans, the movie has been given an R rating!
The movie makes Efron’s detachment from his long acting history with Disney and ‘The High School Musical’ franchise complete. ‘Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile’ is a chronicle of the brutal crimes of Ted Bundy, narrates from the perspective of his girlfriend, Elizabeth Kloepfer. She used to defend her boyfriend all through their relationship as she strongly believed the stories surrounding him are fake.
During his active period in the ’70s, Ted Bundy brutalized at least 30 young women before captured. During the trial in 1989, he confessed to kidnapping, raping, and murdering women, but the actual number of his victims is still unknown. Joe Berlinger directs the biopic from a screenplay written by Michael Werwie. The movie also stars Lily Collins, Angela Sarafyan and James Hetfield in key roles. According to the latest reports, the movie will be aired on Netflix by mid-2019.
2. The Beach Bum (2019)
In the upcoming romcom, ‘The Beach Bum,’ Zac Efron will be seen beach partying with Matthew McConaughey, Snoop Dogg, Isla Fisher, and Martin Lawrence. The recently released trailer introduces Matthew McConaughey as Moondog, a careless junkie and beach dweller who wants to write ‘next great American novel.’ Even though the trailer gives out vague ideas about Efron’s character, we can gather from bits and pieces the actor goes for another shocking transformation with his bizarre facial hair. The film is directed by Harmony Korine, who made his mark with ‘Spring Breakers.’ ‘The Beach Bum’ will hit the U.S. theatres on March 22, 2019.
3. Human Discoveries (TBA)
Facebook Watch’s upcoming TV Series ‘Human Discoveries‘ is an animated comedy with Zac Efron and Anna Kendrick play the central characters. The series, which is created by Chris Bruno, David Howard Lee, Corey Campodonico, and Alex Bulkley, will debut later this year. Human Discoveries follows a group of friends during the early days of human civilization. They are awestruck with the wonders of nature and phenomenons like fire, water and wind. They invent the prototypes of the wheel, art, booze, fashion, races, jealousy, and, for Zac Efron fans to take notice, the social system of monogamy.
4. Blood Moon (TBA)
Ana Lily Amirpour, who is known for ‘A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night,’ returns to the fantasy genre with her third directorial venture, ‘Blood Moon.’ The movie follows a girl with strange and dangerous powers who escapes from a mental asylum in New Orleans. Set in the backdrop of New Orleans of the ’80s and ’90s, the movie is inspired by the fantasy-adventure thriller from that era. Efron will most likely play the male lead opposite Kate Hudson’s central character. Craig Robinson also plays an important role in ‘Blood Moon.’
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