LOS ANGELES: Disney has announced a new High School Musical movie after the 2008 film High School Musical 3: Senior Year.
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Jeffrey Hornaday, who has Disney Channel's Teen Beach Movie and Teen Beach 2 to her credit, is set to direct and choreograph the latest installment, reports usmagazine.com.
“High School Musical is part of Disney Channel's DNA. It embodies all that we stand for. As a way of continuing to embrace that heritage, we are excited to announce 'the start of something new' as we launch a search for a new class of East High Wildcats to star in a fourth installment of the 'High School Musical' franchise,” Disney Channel President Gary Marsh said.
High School Musical is described as a modern-day Romeo and Juliet which tells the story of Troy Bolton (Efron) the star athlete at a small-town high school who falls for nerdy beauty Gabriella Montez (Hudgens) at a karaoke party.
The film will feature an entirely new cast and it has not yet been revealed if any of the original stars will make an appearance.
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Earlier, the High School Musical franchise launched the careers of a host of stars including Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens and Ashley Tisdale.
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