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Zac Efron Offered a Role for Upcoming Marvel Project

May 15, 2014 (4:32 am) GMT
The former 'High School Musical' hunk reportedly has been given a script to take on an unspecified role for a new comic book adaptation.

could join Marvel Cinematic Universe. Hot on heels of the success of his R-rated comedy "" which beat "" at the box office, the former Disney star is eyed for a role in an upcoming Marvel project.

According to a scoop from Latino Review, 26-year-old Efron has been given a script for the project. The role he is offered is still unspecified as his camp declines to give any comment on the matter. Disney also keeps tights lips on the rumor.

The former "High School Musical" actor has appeared in two movies this year. One is bromance comedy "" along with and who have landed plum roles in "".

The other is "Neighbors" with . It grossed $51 million in its opening weekend in North America, pushing "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" to the second spot after the -starring superhero pic ruled the movie chart for one weekend only.

Efron also once confirmed auditioning for J.J. Abrams' highly-anticipated "Star Wars Episode 7", but his name was not among the cast recently revealed by Disney.

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