Zac Efron turned down lead role in Matthew Perry's feature directorial debut

During an interview on SiriusXM's Pop Culture Spotlight with Jess Cagle show the Friends actor revealed that he's finished a screenplay for a romantic comedy and is currently trying to assemble his cast."I finished a screenplay that we're out with to some people. I want to direct that. I have a small part in it. I wrote it for myself and then realised I'm 20 years too old to play this. So we're trying to cast the leads now."Matthew then revealed that his 17 Again co-star Zac was his first choice for the lead role…”