Sept. 30 (UPI) -- The Greatest Showman and High School Musical star Zac Efron has landed the lead role in a remake of the horror classic, Firestarter.
"Welcome to the fam @ZacEfron #firestarter," production company Blumhouse tweeted Tuesday.
Efron will play the child's father.
Efron's other credits include Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile, Neighbors and The Paperboy. He also recently hosted the travel docu-series Down to Earth and signed on to star in a remake of Three Men and a Baby.