Former High School Musical star Zac Efron has been doing a few, more serious roles in recent years, in a bid to shift his old angelic Disney persona. In fairness to the young star, he has not done too bad a job and is being taken more seriously as a top Hollywood actor.
Zac has been making such a good impression, in fact, that he has been approached by people that he never expected to be, such as Seth Rogen. Zac and Seth have teamed up to work together on the movie Townies, which is a comedy which centres around a frat boy (Efron), whose behaviour has a detrimental affect on the life of his neighbour (Rogen).
The fact that Townies already has Zac Efron and Seth Rogen attached is sure to draw in a fairly decent crowd but there is no harm in bringing in another quality name to the cast. That is why Rose Byrne has been in talks to join the cast of Townies, starring as Seth Rogen's wife.
Townies will be directed by Nicholas Stoller, based on the screenplay which has been written by Andrew J. Cohen and Brendan O'Brien. It is expected that Townies will begin production later in the Spring.