Zac Efron will star in a now untitled romantic actioner says.THR
AKA "The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman", Efron plays a suburbanite who spontaneously travels to Eastern Europe to find himself. He soon falls for an alluring young woman and the only thing standing between them is her charismatic, dangerous ex from a criminal underworld. Armed with little more than his wit and naive charm, Efron endures one bruising beat down after another in order to woo the girl he loves and achieve salvation.
Matt Drake wrote the Black List of 2007 script.
The film will be directed by Swedish commercial director Fredrik Bond.
Zac's been looking to became action star for a while Remember all that talk of Zac playing Jonny Quest?
Albert Berger Ron Yerxa and William Horberg. will produce