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Zac Efron to Team Up With Akiva Goldsman in New Thriller 'The Falling'

January 31, 2013 (7:54 am) GMT
The 'Paperboy' star is set to produce and topline the supernatural movie, which is developed at Warner Bros. Pictures.
Zac Efron

After starring in "", will tackle another edgy role in his next movie. The "" actor has been chosen to lead a thriller movie called "" to be directed by Oscar winner Akiva Goldsman.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Efron will not only star in it but he will also serve as a co-producer alongside Goldsman, Tory Tunnell and Joby Harold. The project itself is developed at Warner Bros. Pictures.

The logline of the project is kept under very tight wraps by the studio, but it is said that the project will be an edgy thriller centering around an otherworldly being. It is an original idea coming from the studio, which then brought it to Goldsman and Efron. Interested, Goldsman then hammered out the story with Joby Harold.

It's still unclear when the production will kick off as the producers are still looking for a right screenwriter. No other cast has been approached to star opposite Efron.

Efron will next be seen starring opposite in "". He's recently been busy filming "", a drama about John F. Kennedy assassination which also stars , and .

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