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Make Or Break

Zac Efron Desperate To Ditch ‘Frat-Guy’ & ‘Cheesy Rom-Com’ Roles

Will he be taken seriously after playing Ted Bundy in his upcoming film?

Zac Efron wants to show he’s got more going for him than raunchy jokes and eight-pack abs. And he can’t get much further away from Neighbors and Baywatch than playing 1970s serial killer Ted Bundy, which he’ll do in the just-announced drama Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile. “Zac is desperate to be taken seriously,” a source says.“He doesn’t want to be in frat-guy comedies and cheesy rom-coms forever.He knows this is a make-or-break opportunity, and he’s ready to work his butt off to prove himself.”