Everything you wanted to do. Efron, who famously kissed co-star Michelle Pfeiffer, who is 20 years his senior in the movie New Year's Eve, conceded, 'I was pretty lucky too. To come across as a convincing battle-hardened veteran, Efron gained 17 pounds of mostly muscle, and hung out and trained with Marines and Navy SEALs. Efron's character keeps the reason for searching out Elizabeth a secret Best supporting actor: Caught off guard by the attraction he feels for Elizabeth, a divorced mother with a young son, Thibault keeps the story of the photo, and his luck, a secret. Only his best friend, Victor, seems to have an explanation for his good fortune: Co-star Schilling says the pair had instant chemistry Efron plays U. Written by Nicholas Sparks, also known as the King of Romance, the film features a steamy sex scene that is sure to transform Zac Efron from teen idol into mainstream heart-throb. Believing that she somehow holds the key to his destiny, he sets out on a journey across the country to find her. The Lucky One features sex scenes with co-star Taylor Schilling that mark a step away from Zac Efron's clean cut, teen idol image Lucky ones: And if the new trailer for The Lucky One is anything to go by, the same will be true for teen idol Zac Efron. Elizabeth's ex-husband causes trouble for the lovers He also had some steamy sequences with Schilling that counted as an on-screen first for him, including a sexy shower scene. Schilling claims she had never heard of Efron before meeting him on the set of The Lucky One Jealous: As he and Elizabeth embark upon a passionate and all-consuming love affair, the secret he is keeping threatens to tear them apart destroying not only their love, but also their lives. What can I say?