Disney has released some new official cast photos from the upcoming Disney+ Original series, High School Musical: The Musical: The Series.
The 10-episode scripted series, set at the real-life East High, where the original movie was filmed, follows a group of students as they countdown to opening night of their school’s first-ever production of “High School Musical.” With meta references and some docu-style elements, it’s a modern take on the “classic” from 15 years ago. Show-mances blossom; friendships are tested, while new ones are made; rivalries flare; songs are sung; and lives are changed forever as these young people discover the transformative power that only high school theater can provide.
High School Musical: The Musical: The Series” follows East High juniors Ricky and Nini, who just returned from summer camp with a new-found voice, confidence and ambitious boyfriend, E.J. With the help of his best friend, Ricky launches a plan to win back the heart of his ex-girlfriend Nini by auditioning to stage opposite her in the school’s first-ever theatrical production of “High School a Musical.
The show stars:
- Joshua Bassett as Ricky
- Olivia Rodrigo as Nini
- Matt Cornett as E.J.
- Kate Reinders as Miss Jenn
- Julia Lester as Ashlyn
- Larry Saperstein as Big Red
- Sofia Wylie as Gina
- Dara Reneé as Kourtney
- Frankie A. Rodriguez as Carlos
- Mark St. Cyr as Mr. Mazzara
Check out these images below:
The first episode of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series will be available on Disney+ on November 12th.
Are you excited for the new series?