"I remember a few days into filming, I just came to work to watch on set because [Lily] was having scenes with Haley Joel Osment, and I was watching her performance and I was blown away," Efron recalled to E! "She was bringing it, and this was, like, the fourth of fifth day of filming. Lily is killing it." costar (naturally the two played a couple in the frat boy flick), but a source told E!News they got quite close while working on the comedy in 2013.Zac likes the fact that she is laid-back and he can relate to her.They understand one another."As it turns out, though, a shared outlook does not necessarily make for lasting romance."They were together for so long," an insider told E! "It just ran its course." Hudgens was more apt to blame their suddenly conflicting schedules, telling in that 2011 chat, "Long-distance relationships are hard no matter what.When you don't have face-to-face time, it's just different.Having a partner at her side made navigating her meteoric rise to fame a little easier to handle, Hudgens would later admit."The relationship kept me grounded," the 30-year-old told crew graduated from school in 2008, the couple called a wrap on their young love.
"I used to do reporting for Nickelodeon, so I literally interviewed him at an orange carpet event years ago," Collins told E! "We've been friends ever since, so we finally got to work together."In fact, Efron credits the actress, who stars as Bundy's longtime girlfriend Elizabeth Kloepfer, with boosting his portrayal of the psychopathic serial killer."Now that I'm getting closer to my 30s, I'm around some great relationships and I've seen expert couples at work.