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Zac Efron Joins 'The Associate' as Law School Grad!

Zac Efron Joins 'The Associate' as Law School Grad!

Zac Efron is attached to star and produce the upcoming film The Associate!

According to The Wrap, the 26-year-old actor is replacing Shia LaBeouf, who was originally attached to star when the project was under Paramount. But according to our sources, Zac didn’t replace Shia as he was never confirmed for the role.

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Zac will take on the role of “a Yale Law School grad who is blackmailed by a group of criminals. He’s forced to work at the world’s largest law firm, where he’s tasked with spying on their work in a dispute between two powerful defense contractors.”

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133 Responses to “Zac Efron Joins 'The Associate' as Law School Grad!”

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  1. 1
    Olive Says:

    Shia may be crazy in real life but on screen he is miles ahead of Zac Efron.

  2. 2
    OK Says:

    Really happy for you Zac.

  3. 3
    Mel Says:

    Congrats Zac!!

  4. 4
    Giselle Says:

    He’s playing a lawyer? YES!!!!

  5. 5
    yup Says:

    This movie sounds like Paranoia, the one with Liam Hemsworth

  6. 6
    Fran Says:

    This is his second time producing a movie right?

  7. 7
    Bille Says:

    @yup: I did not see that, was it good? Zac playing a lawyer… Interesting. I’m up for it.

  8. 8
    toriiw Says:

    From the frying pan into the fire

  9. 9
    Molly Says:

    Awesome Zac, can’t wait.

  10. 10
    Julie Says:

    This is a book right? I might have to read it.

  11. 11
    Laura Says:

    Oooooo, a lawyer. Nice.

  12. 12
    amy Says:

    Shia dropped out of this two years ago, this is just media piling on Shia and so people can dump on him some more

  13. 13
    Madeline Says:

    I can’t wait to see Zac in a drama.

  14. 14
    Mélanie Says:

    Great great actor ! #happy

  15. 15
    Karen Says:

    Nice… What is the other project that he is doing?

  16. 16
    hannah Says:

    This sounds like it could turn out to be a really good movie. Good role for Zac, I will definitely be seeing this

  17. 17
    Lizzie Says:

    @hannah: same here, the description held my interest.

  18. 18
    jon m'shulla Says:

    Big mistake. Shia is weird but, is talented. Zac is a drug addict loser.

  19. 19
    Memo Says:

    Yea!! Zac, congrats. Staring and producing.

  20. 20
    ash Says:

    dont try to start anything, Jared. the lead actor Zac replaced is Andrew Garfield.
    Shia was attached to this project way back in 2008 and dropped it because the fund problem.

  21. 21
    Kira Says:

    Awesome Zac!! Sounds good.

  22. 22
    kiki Says:

    Now let’s see which studio will pick it up.

  23. 23
    Yes Says:

    Sexy lawyer.slash spy. Intriguing…

  24. 24
    kami Says:

    i think he’d be a plausible yale law school grad. he’s about the right age, and looks the part.

  25. 25
    hot Says:

    First a doctor , now a lawyer. Aww we’ve been on a Zac treat lately!

    However Jared the actor he replaced is NOT Shia but Andrew Garfield/ Andrew was the one who replaced Shia.

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