Song-and-dance man Zac Efron is eager to star in a movie adaptation of the Tony-winning Broadway musical Memphis
, but it looks like the High School Musical
heartthrob is in for some stiff competition from actual Memphis native and former boy bander Justin Timberlake.
Both stars want the lead role, BroadwayWorld has revealed.
Timberlake - whose acting credits include The Bad Teacher
and the upcoming Facebook drama The Social Network