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Claire Danes to Be Zac Efron's Love Interest in 'Orson Welles'

February 1, 2008 (2:06 am) GMT
The star of drama fantasy film 'Stardust' has been claimed to be landing the part of the 'High School Musical' star's love interest in new drama adaptation 'Me and Orson Welles'.

The beautiful falling star in "" has joined the cast of "". Reportedly, the 28-year-old Golden Globe-winning actress will star opposite "High School Musical" hunk playing as his love interest.

Joining her in the cast as well are "" actor , "" co-star Leo Bill and "28 Weeks Later" star . The four new cast members will add to the already-signed key-actors, Efron, and Ben Chaplin.

Adapted from Robert Kaplow's novel by Holly Gent Palmo and Vincent Palmo Jr., the drama film centers on a teenage student who stumbles into a minor role in the Mercury Theater production of "Julius Caesar" under the direction of the 22-year-old sensation Orson Welles. The film is scheduled to start filming in February on the Isle of Man, London and in New York.

Danes reached her stardom after landing the leading role of Angela Chase in the 1994 television drama series "My So-Called Life". However, the rising movie star's title came after she starred opposite in "William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet". Since then, she has appeared in many feature films, including "Les Miserables", "Igby Goes Down", "" and "". Aside from "Stardust", she recently can be seen in "" and ""

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