What team? WILDCATS!!
High School Musical: The Musical: The Series hasn’t even premiered yet and it has already been renewed for a second season.
“We are incredibly excited to bring the next chapter of “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series” to Disney+. Tim and this talented cast have delivered a first season that is uplifting, funny, touching and relatable across generations. We are confident that the world, like us, will want much more of these characters, incredible songs and moments of joy” said Ricky Strauss, President of Content & Marketing for Disney+.
The series are inspired by the pop culture phenomenon High School Musical that stole the hearts of millions of teens back in 2006. This new show is also set at East High School, the same setting as the original movie and it introduces members of the drama club and their faculty staff as they work together for the opening night of their school’s first ever production of “High School Musical: The Musical”, romances blossom, old friendships are tested while new are made, rivalries flare and lives are change forever as these students discover transformative power that only high school theater can provide.
The show created and executive produced by Tim Federle, will start Olivia Rodrigo, Joshua Bassett, Matt Cornett, Sofia Wylie, Larry Saparstein, Julia Lester, Dara Renee, Frankie A. Rodriguez, Mark St. Cyr and Kate Reinders.
“We challenged executive producer Tim Federle to re-imagine the world of “High School Musical” for a contemporary audience. At every turn, Tim has delivered a show that’s imaginative, layered, optimistic and heartfelt, one that remains reverential to the original “High School Musical” premise while carving out its own identity with new characters, new relationships and both new and familiar songs” mentioned Gary Marsh, President and Chief Creative Officer of Disney Channel Worldwide.
The first episode will premiere on ABC, Disney Channel and Freeform on November 8 at 8pm EST leading up to the Disney+ launch on November 12. The second episode will only be available on the streaming platform on November 15 with new episodes premiering every Friday.
Are you excited to go back to East High? Don’t miss the premiere episode on November 8!
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