It was a pretty big surprise when news broke that Zac Efron was going to star in Richard Linklater's new film, Me and Orson Welles. The High School Musical star just didn't seem like the Linklater sort. But the dancing shoes have been put away and Efron has gone back in time. Four pictures from the film have been released over at Twitch, and you can check out one of them above -- that is Efron as the young aspiring actor Richard, and Christian McKay as the one and only Welles.

Based on Robert Kaplow's coming-of-age novel, the film focuses on a 17-year-old aspiring actor who is discovered by Orson Welles while walking past the Mercury Theater. He scores a bit part in Julius Caesar, and is thrust into that world we call show. Now if only we could get a glimpse of Ben Chaplin's George Coulouris and Claire Danes' Sonja Jones...
CATEGORIES Cinematical