Zac Efron portrays DJ in 'We Are Your Friends' trailer

The trailer features Justice and Simian song "We Are Your Friends."

Annie Martin

LOS ANGELES, May 20 (UPI) -- Zac Efron stars in a first We Are Your Friends trailer.

The 27-year-old actor portrays an aspiring EDM DJ who dreams of becoming a record producer. An older and more experienced DJ (Wes Bentley) takes the character under his wing, but the pair's relationship begins to fall apart over the former's girlfriend (Emily Ratajkowski).


We Are Your Friends is directed by documentary filmmaker Max Joseph (Catfish: The TV Show) and features real-life DJs Nicky Romero, Dillon Francis and Alesso. Vanessa Lengies, Jon Abrahams and Shiloh Fernandez also have roles.

We Are Your Friends opens in theaters Aug. 28. Efron is also scheduled for new Dan Mazer comedy Dirty Grandpa, and was spotted shirtless on set with co-star Robert De Niro earlier this month.The movie is scheduled for release Feb. 26, 2016.

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