After months of rumors, it’s finally been confirmed that “High School Musical” star Zac Efron has signed on to play the title role in Warner Bros.’ planned live-action version of the popular ’60s Hanna-Barbera cartoon show Jonny Quest.
L.A. Times‘ “Hero Complex” got the confirmation but mentions that Warner Bros. have been considering changing the name of the property to avoid the inevitably negative comparisons to Warner Bros.’ flop Speed Racer, another live action movie based on a popular cartoon.
There’s no word on who might be directing although previous rumors have pegged the team of Andy Fickman and Dwayne Johnson possibly reuniting for the third time after the recent Race to Witch Mountain.
You can read the entire story over at Hero Complex.
Source: L.A. Times