Zendaya may be swinging by a spiderweb with rumored boyfriend Tom Holland, but she’s also been known to swing by Zac Efron the greatest showman. One of the biggest films of 2017, the musical drama made waves. Along with Zendaya, stars such as Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams and, of course, Efron appeared in the film. In a September 2021 interview with British Vogue, she opened up about her experiences on the sets of the film with her.
Zendaya and Zac Efron co-starred in ‘The Greatest Showman’
the greatest showman Started in 2017. It tells the story of showman and entrepreneur PT Barnum and the crew of entertainers and artists that made up Barnum’s American Museum. Hugh Jackman plays Barnum and Zac Efron plays Philip Carlyle, a young playwright who works closely with Barnum. So there’s a lot of star power in a moving, thrilling drama.
Zendaya played the role of Anne Wheeler. He is a young trapeze artist and acrobat who is in love with the character of Efron. The actor was praised for his athletic, engaging performance. Many acknowledged how easily he transitioned to a more adult role. Zendaya and Efron enjoyed spontaneous chemistry. But as Zendaya revealed, preparing for the role of a trained acrobat was serious business.
What did Zendaya say about Efron?
Anne in. Zendaya worked hard to get in shape for her role as the greatest showman. But luckily, she was able to rely on her co-star, Zac Efron, to be supportive throughout the process. He even subjected himself to a few blows in order to effectively “sell” their athletic scenes together.
as he admitted British Vogue In a video interview, “I had to work out every day so that I had at least some upper body strength to hold myself.” She said that Efron was “a great partner because we bumped into each other. We were trying to hold each other up. But he was always there, always super supportive.”
Zendaya pointed to a video she shared on her Instagram for context, a clip that shows her and Efron sprinting around like trapeze performers on a stunt rope in preparation for filming one of their scenes together. Obviously, their hard work paid off, and the greatest showman Became one of the biggest films of 2017.
They were probably bound by their shared Disney experiences
Zendaya and Efron may have grown closer during filming the greatest showman. But the two have another interesting piece of shared history. Zendaya and Efron both rose to fame as Disney Channel stars. Efron, of course, is best known for his role as Troy Bolton in high school musical Disney Franchise. Zendaya was first introduced to the audience on the Disney Channel show shake it Up.
While Zendaya and Efron both have a wealth of experience with Disney, neither of them had ever worked together on a Disney project. their cooperation the greatest showman In fact it was the first time they had collaborated. Still, it looks like Zendaya and Efron had a lot to talk about when re-living their pasts as former child stars.
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