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Rebound Romance Rumors Begin for Zac Efron

Wonderwall, Tuesday, December 21, 2010, 1:12pm (PST)
  • By Kat Giantis

    It's been only a week since Zac Efron reclaimed his single status after his four-year romance with Vanessa Hudgens fizzled out, but the rumor mill can't wait to push him back into the dating pool.

    For right now at least, the dreamy-eyed, nonthreatening star, 23, remains in the shallow end, with E! Online reporting that he's been getting "chummy" with Taylor Schilling, his co-star in the currently filming romantic drama "The Lucky One."

    Sources claim Zac is "leaning" on the 26-year-old actress as he works through the split, although nothing romantic is said to be happening at the moment.

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    "They joke around, eat together sometimes, run lines," relays an insider. "Nothing out of the ordinary."

    But given how often co-stars hook up, E! wonders whether being "good friends" could soon lead to something more.

    In response to the romance rumblings, Efron's rep tells Wonderwall, "They worked on a movie together. That's all."

    Following the actor's parting of ways with Hudgens, a spy told Us Weekly that he was eager to sow an oat or two.

    "He wants to put his whole 'High School Musical' past behind him and be known as a sexy solo actor like Leonardo DiCaprio," said the source. "He was ready to experience life as a single man."

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    The erstwhile Troy and Gabriella have reportedly remained close following the breakup, and the starlet put a positive spin on things while celebrating her 22nd birthday in Las Vegas last weekend.

    When asked about Zac, Vanessa gave reporters a thumbs-up and responded, "We're good."

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