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Zac Efron Says He'd 'Absolutely' Make A Cameo In New HSM TV Show

Tara Walsh
Tara Walsh

02:46 26 Apr 2019


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Zac Efron talks High School Musical TV show

High School Musical star Zac Efron said he'd 'absolutely' make a cameo in the upcoming TV Show.

He told Extra TV this week that he had no idea a series based on the movie was even in the works.

 

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Efron was promoting his upcoming Ted Bundy movie in an interview with Extra TV this week.

He was asked by the presenter if he'd consider making a cameo in the new High School Musical TV show.

"Yeah absolutely! One hundred percent. I mean I don't see why not."

"I didn't know there was one, I'm sorry but that's awesome."

The TV show

Disney are working on High School Musical the TV show which they're expected to release on their streaming service this year.

According to Seventeen, production is expected to have started in February.

 

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Joshua Bassett has been confirmed to play the lead role of Ricky in the upcoming series.

The question on everyones mind is 'can he sing?' The answer is yes. He's actually very good!

 

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Bassett is well known by Disney Channel fans as having starred in 'Stuck in the Middle.'

However, this will be his first serious role.

 

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The Hollywood Reporter has described Ricky as "a cynical but charming high school lad who launches a plan to win back his former squeeze Nini."

His plan to win her back involves auditioning for the school's production of High School Musical.

Each episode of the 10 part series will feature one High School Musical song and one original song.

 

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The lead character

Gary Marsh, president and chief creative officer at Disney Channels Worldwide, has said "Joshua's interpretation of the Ricky character was brilliant! Funny, winning and, at the same time, uniquely vulnerable. The audience is going to love watching this charismatic young actor put his stamp on this next chapter of the High School Musical franchise"

While Bassett has said, "As someone whose childhood was shaped by the cultural phenomenon that is High School Musical, I am thrilled to have the opportunity to continue to tell this story. Go Wildcats!"

We cannot wait to see this!


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