When Will ‘High School Musical 4’ on Disney Channel?
“High School Musical” is the Disney’s original teen musical rom-com which has turned into the commercially successful and profitable television franchise. “High School Musical” kicked off in Jan 2006, garnering 7.7 million viewers that made it the channel’s most watched premiere in 2006. “High School Musical 2” commenced in August 2007, while the third television film in the series was launched on October 24, 2008. It’s noteworthy that “High School Musical 3” grossed $252.9 million box office, given the initial budget of a sequel of a mere $11 million.
Without a doubt, millions of loyal fans of the teen romantic comedy-drama are trying to figure out whether or not “High School Musical” will be returning for a next sequel on Disney Channel, and if this happens, when should we expect its release date? Fortunately, on March 1, 2016, Disney Channel officially started casting on its next original television film “High School Musical 4.”
According to the official announcement, “High School Musical 4” will continue the story of the global sensation “High School Musical” — and introduce new East High Wildcats and their cross-town school rivals, the West High Knights. DGA Award nominee Jeffrey Hornaday is attached to direct and choreograph the movie.
It’s worth noting that the decision to film a sequel was predictable, taking into account that “High School Musical” is “a part of Disney Channel’s DNA,” according to Gary Marsh. Besides, the comedy-drama film received two Emmy Awards as well as has turned into the iconic Disney Channel Original Movie. Furthermore, the previous films of the television franchise were well received by the target audience, as well as have been praised by numerous critics. Though it’s worth noting that “High School Musical 3” has a score of a mere 4.5 out of 10 based on over 44,800 user votes, according to IMDb. One way or another, Disney Channel has picked up “High School Musical” for a next instalment, to the delight of millions of fans.
Notification of the Release Date
After a long hiatus which lasted for more than ten years, Disney Channel finally announced the renewal of “High School Musical” for a next instalment. However, Disney Channel has yet to announce a specific release date for a “High School Musical 4.” There has been no official announcement up to now. However, already now, you can subscribe for our automatic notifications and we’ll inform you about the further updates of the teen musical comedy-drama television film, as well as about the “High School Musical 4” release date. Stay tuned for updates. Don’t miss the premiere! Join our list of subscribers using the form below, and we’ll deliver a notification on the release date directly to your inbox.
— Disney Channel PR (@DisneyChannelPR) March 1, 2016