It’s the start of something new. It’s High School Musical: The Musical: The Series. And yes, we did say that right. It’s a few too many musicals… but that’s the point, isn’t it? A musical series? In high school? Anyway…
I know it might be tough imagining a remake of High School Musical, but “We’re All In This Together”. It’s not quite a remake. The series follows a group of high school juniors putting on their school’s theatrical production of (major spoiler) High School Musical.
Charismatic skater Ricky (Joshua Bassett) auditions for the musical to win back his ex-girlfriend Nini (Olivia Rodrigo). But Nini already has a new boyfriend E.J. (Matt Cornett), and he even wears a Troy Bolton basketball jersey.
Ricky is armed with his guitar, but will it be enough to persuade Nini they should “Work This Out?”. We don’t know. All we do know is that we’re excited and impatient for the series to begin. November 12th for the
Check out the series of exclusive photos provided to People below.
Seeing double? So are we.
Left: Olivia Rodrigo as Nini | Right: Vanessa Hudgens as Gabriella
High School Musical: The Musical: The Series is set to air on streaming service Disney+ which goes live on November 12th. Prices are set at $6.99 a month, $69.99 per year.
The streaming service will also include upcoming projects such as Marvel titles; The Falcon and The Winter Soldier, Wanda Vision, Loki, What if…?, and Star Wars: The Mandalorian. Other titles include; Monsters at Work, Noelle, Into The Unknown: The Making Of Frozen, and High School Musical: The Musical: The Series.
Check out the official poster below.
The official launch is November 12, but the first episode of the series was screened today D23 Expo, and the full cast was in attendance for a panel afterward. But don’t worry if you missed it, here’s the trailer…
Words: Natasha Fountain | Featured Photo: Disney+