Zac Efron is to film the second season of 'Down to Earth' in Australia
The 33-year-old actor will travel around the country with wellness expert Darin Olien in the new series of the Netflix show. The hosts will go in search of healthy and sustainable ways to live and introduce viewers to beautiful locales where they embrace local culture and customs
11 March 2021
Efron Michael Smikin and Jason Barrett will ex ecutive produce the series through their Ninjas Runnin' Wild banner with Brian Volk-Weiss, Cisco Henson and Olien also serving as ex ecutive producers through The Nacelle Company.
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Zac has been living in Australia throughout the coronavirus pandemic and met his girlfriend Vanessa Valladares in the country. Sources have said that the 'Baywatch' star has no plans to move back to the United States.
One insider said: "As of now, he has no plans to live permanently in LA again. He loves Australia and considers it his home."
Another source added: "He keeps looking at properties."
It was previously reported that Zac was "very happy" living in Australia with Vanessa and that the pair's romance was "serious".
A source said: "Zac’s loving his life in Australia. He’s settled down and very happy with his girlfriend. It’s serious."
It was also said that the 'High School Musical' star – who entered rehab for alcohol and substance abuse in 2013 - relishes the privacy he is able to enjoy Down Under.
The source added: "He’s living eight hours outside of Sydney. Nobody bothers him.
"He hangs out with the Hemsworths. He goes surfing. He’s coming a long way from partying in LA."