JustJaredJr.com: It was just announced that Zac Efron has a new project in the works!

The 23-year-old actor will be joining Matthew McConaughey, Tobey Maguire, and Sofia Vergara in The Paperboy, THR reports.

Based on the 1995 Pete Dexter novel, the flick is a sexual thriller, which follows a Miami Times reporter as he returns to his Florida hometown to investigate the imprisonment of a death row inmate.

Lee Daniels will direct with Hilary Shor, Avi Lerner, Trevor Short and Danny Dimbort producing.