He has since appeared in films like New Year's Eve (2011), The Lucky One (2012), Neighbors (2014), Dirty Grandpa (2016), and Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising (2016).He performed in shows such as Gypsy; Peter Pan; or, The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up; Little Shop of Horrors; and The Music Man.fans, if you're pinning all your hopes and dreams on a Troy Bolton and Gabriella Montez reunion, Vanessa Hudgens wants you to know it's not going to happen.The actress, who is promoting her latest NBC series film in 2005, before splitting in 2010 - with her later citing his crazy popularity amongst girls as part of the reason."I went through a phase when I was really mean because I was so fed up. He began acting professionally in the early 2000s, and rose to prominence in the late 2000s for his leading role in the High School Musical franchise (2006–2008).During this time, he also starred in the musical film Hairspray (2007) and the comedy film 17 Again (2009).In 2004, he began appearing as a recurring character in the first season of the WB series Summerland.For the show’s second season, which aired in 2005, he was promoted to the main cast.
Later that year, he was seen reprising his role of Troy Bolton in High School Musical 2 (2007), which aired on the Disney Channel in August 2007.Girls were running after him, and I was giving them death stares", she told New York Times in March 2015. Spread the love, be a good person, they support you, be nice." Considering it's easy to get jealous over someone liking a photo on Instagram, it must've been pretty difficult to go out with one of the most fancied men around.Still, some things happen for a reason: a year after their split in 2011, Vanessa started dating Austin Butler, who she's still with now. Famed photographer Patrick Demarchelier was on hand to shoot the stars.(Photo : Central Image Agency) A super soggy Subway sandwich was on order for young stud actor Zac Efron as he braved the rain in Studio City, CA on December 22nd, 2010.