July 01, 2016  

Zac Efron Launches His Own Production Company With Some Ventures Planned

July 30, 2010 (6:48 am) GMT
The 22-year-old actor forms a production company called Ninjas Runnin' Wild Productions, saying 'We're looking for stuff that is original, that doesn't necessarily have a brand associated with it.'

Former Disney star is moving on from his "High School Musical" roots - the actor has launched his own production company. The 22-year-old heartthrob has partnered with his manager Jason Barret to form Ninjas Runnin' Wild Productions, and has employed Fox network executive Jason Young as head of development and Angie Edgar of Alchemy Production Group as his creative executive.

Efron tells USA Today, "We're looking for stuff that is original, that doesn't necessarily have a brand associated with it. You can make something truly brilliant now and it doesn't have to be a remake." Company executives have already lined up a series of projects with Efron in the starring roles.

The planned ventures include, "Art of the Steal", about an unlikely geeky criminal mastermind; time travel story "Einstein Theory"; action adventure "Fire"; a remake of Swedish thriller "Snabba Cash", and an as-yet-untitled workplace comedy.

More Zac Efron News

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Fergie Debuts 'M.I.L.F. $'. Listen to the Empowering New Track!
  2. Nicki Minaj Goes Braless and Flashes Ample Boob in This Photo
  3. 'Pacific Rim 2' Gets New Release Date
  4. Gwyneth Paltrow on Being the Most Hated Celebrity: 'What Did I Do?'
  5. Vanessa Lachey Lands Lead Role in 'First Wives Club' TV Remake
  6. Free the Nipples! Jennifer Aniston Ditches Her Bra Again During NYC Outing
  7. Yikes! Khloe Kardashian Lived With The Game, and Some Other Men, When She Was a Teen
  8. Joe Perry: Aerosmith's Farewell Tour Is Simply 'an Option'