During this time, he also starred in the musical film Hairspray (2007) and the comedy film 17 Again (2009).
He has since appeared in the films New Year's Eve (2011), The Lucky One (2012), Neighbors (2014), Dirty Grandpa (2016), Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising (2016), Baywatch (2017) and The Greatest Showman (2017).
I actually think she’s gonna be an awesome role model for girls who wanna live in their body and have fun. He began acting professionally in the early 2000s, and rose to prominence in the late 2000s for his leading role in the High School Musical franchise (2006–2008).The film, which also starred Ashley Tisdale, Lucas Grabeel, Corbin Bleu, and Monique Coleman in pivotal roles, became a major success and helped Efron gain recognition among teenage audiences.The film’s soundtrack was certified quadruple platinum by the RIAA, making it one of the best-selling albums of the year in the United States.Later that year, he was seen reprising his role of Troy Bolton in High School Musical 2 (2007), which aired on the Disney Channel in August 2007.
Efron reprised his role of Troy Bolton in High School Musical 3: Senior Year (2008), the first film in the High School Musical franchise to receive a theatrical release.
'The one person in my phone that I can tell you I can text at any moment that just always has my back and is always there for me is John''It’s funny because he was really just famous for High School Musical back then. " And I went back, and he said to me,"'Hey, we’re in this together.
And the first day we met, I accidentally walked into his singing rehearsal, and we hadn’t met yet, and I just looked at him and I was like, "Sorry! We have to make this ship sail." And we became the best of friends. A., we try and get lunch or hang out or do something fun.'Next Nikki works with Ariel Winter in Dog Years and she touched on the star's body controversy.'She’s so young and she’s so beautiful and so talented and she’s got a great body, and she should be able to wear what she wants.
Efron next appeared as a part of the large ensemble cast in Garry Marshall’s New Year's Eve (2011), which depicted a series of holiday vignettes of different groups of characters.
The film received almost unanimously negative reviews from critics, but became a major success at the box office.
The 28-year-old New York native also said she still talks to Hairspray vet Amanda Bynes, who had trouble with the law in the past but has seemed to turn a corner. She's getting ready to start acting,' said the brunette.'She was one of my favorite actors growing up, and I just can’t wait to see her on the screen again,' she added. "'Nikki played Tracy Turnblad while Amanda was her shy best friend Penny Pingleton. It’s the best relationship I’ve been blessed to make in my career.