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Zac Efron is forced into lockdown in South Australia

As South Australia prepares to go into a six-day lockdown following an outbreak of coronavirus, Hollywood star Zac Efron has been caught in the crossfire.

The 33-year-old actor only recently flew into Adelaide from Byron Bay to film the upcoming Stan Original film Gold.

While there’s no word on how the production schedule will be affected, it was announced on Wednesday that South Australia would enter a mandatory lockdown.

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In lockdown: As South Australia prepares to go into a six-day lockdown following an outbreak of coronavirus, Hollywood star Zac Efron has been caught in the crossfire

In lockdown: As South Australia prepares to go into a six-day lockdown following an outbreak of coronavirus, Hollywood star Zac Efron has been caught in the crossfire

The lockdown will come into effect at midnight on Wednesday, and will see all schools, restaurants, cafés, bars, pubs and universities close.

Exercising outside of the home will be banned, and all people will be required to wear face masks while out in public.

‘We continue to face our biggest test to date. We are going hard and we are going early. Time is of the essence,’ South Australian Premier Steven Marshall said in a statement.  

Flying in: The 33-year-old actor only recently flew into Adelaide from Byron Bay to film the upcoming Stan Original film Gold. Pictured shopping in Adelaide on Saturday

Flying in: The 33-year-old actor only recently flew into Adelaide from Byron Bay to film the upcoming Stan Original film Gold. Pictured shopping in Adelaide on Saturday

Zac jetted into Adelaide earlier this month, the same day it was announced he’d be filming Gold in South Australia.

Since arriving in the city of churches, the High School Musical star has been spotted out and about on several occasions.

On Tuesday, he was pictured with a film crew, and a Stan spokesperson confirmed: ‘Production is scheduled to kick off as planned.’

Seeing the sights: Since arriving in the city of churches, Zac has been spotted out and about on several occasions. Pictured at the Crybaby bar in Adelaide's CBD last Wednesday

Seeing the sights: Since arriving in the city of churches, Zac has been spotted out and about on several occasions. Pictured at the Crybaby bar in Adelaide’s CBD last Wednesday

Daily Mail Australia has contacted Stan for a comment regarding the status of Gold’s filming schedule. 

Last Wednesday, Zac was spotted at the Crybaby bar in Adelaide’s CBD.

A fan shared a video to social media of the heart-throb enjoying a night out, and captioned it: ‘Just your average Wednesday night hang with Zac Efron.’ 

Back to work: Zac jetted into Adelaide earlier this month, the same day it was announced he'd be filming Gold in South Australia

Back to work: Zac jetted into Adelaide earlier this month, the same day it was announced he’d be filming Gold in South Australia 

Gold will also feature Australian actors Anthony Hayes and Susie Porter. 

According to Inside Film earlier this month, Zac had taken over the lead role from Sam Worthington, who was originally slated to star in the movie.

Gold tells the story of two drifters who stumble across the biggest gold nugget ever found while exploring the outback. 

Replacement: According to Inside Film earlier this month, Zac had taken over the lead role from Sam Worthington, who was originally slated to star in the movie

Replacement: According to Inside Film earlier this month, Zac had taken over the lead role from Sam Worthington, who was originally slated to star in the movie

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