Zac Efron is an actor, still in the upward trajectory of his career, with numerous magnetic performances behind and in front of him, whose mere presence on screen guarantees buzz and success.
This isn't just our opinion. This is the basis for the Shining Star Award, which Efron took home this week at the 2010 Maui Film Festival.
He accepted the special platter the Celestial Cinema in Wailea, Hawaii and the timing couldn't be better: Zac will soon start the publicity rounds for Charlie St. Cloud, which opens on July 30. Get a look at it now.