Zac Efron named ShoWest Breakthrough Performer of the Year

February 27th, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI  

London, Feb 27 (ANI): High School Musical star Zac Efron will be presented with Breakthrough Performer of the Year title at ShoWests award ceremony in Las Vegas in April (09).

Mitch Neuhauser, ShoWest managing director, said that the 21-year-old was an easy choice this year (09) as he prepares to take on the big-screen after the success of the musical franchise with new comedy 17 Again.

“When Zac Efron made his debut with the cast of Hairspray at ShoWest 2007, many in attendance took notice of this young actor’’s incredible talent, the Daily Express quoted Neuhauser, as saying.

His undeniable onscreen presence and charm have connected with fans around the world,” Neuhauser added. (ANI)

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