Has Vanessa Hudgens rebounded from Zac Efron with a younger man? People magazine reports the starlet, 22, looked "smitten" while partying last week with her "Journey 2: The Mysterious Island" co-star Josh Hutcherson, 18, following the Los Angeles premiere of her new flick, "Beastly." "Their arms were wrapped around each other and they were really touchy together," says a source. "They were very cute."
The pocketsize pair also stepped out for the Independent Spirit Awards, where the actor was on restroom escort duty. "Josh walked Vanessa to the bathroom," relays a spy, "and then guided her to their seats with a hand on the small of her back."
They also happily posed with Hudgens' erstwhile "High School Musical" co-star Ashley Tisdale at Elton John's Oscar viewing party on Sunday night. Word of the budding romance comes just weeks after Efron was spied dirty-dancing and making out with starlet Teresa Palmer.
Meanwhile, Vanessa and Josh weren't the only pretty people looking friendly at Elton's bash …