Following the tragic passing of Matthew Perry, it was revealed that the Friends star wanted Zac Efron to play him in a biopic. And The Iron Claw star says he would be “honored” to do it. In 2009, Efron’s star was rising fast. At the end of 2008, High School Musical 3 was released in theaters, the unforgettable ending of one of the most successful trilogies in Disney history, in which Efron played the main character. To move away a little from the role of teen idol, but continue entertaining and enchanting the audience, Efron starred in 17 Again alongside Matthew Perry. In the comedy directed by Burr Steers, both play the same character, Mike O’Donnell, a man who feels frustrated with his life and who wakes up in his 17-year-old body after an accident.
Zac Efron responds to the revelation that the late Matthew Perry wanted the 17 Again star to play him in a biopic. Read More