The American mockumentary musical drama series, High School Musical: The Musical: The Series will be returning with its second season, and fans of the show are extremely excited to see what season 2 has in store for them. A lot of new rumors and speculations have surfaced up, and to save you the trouble, we have gathered all the recent updates and information regarding the show, so here is everything you need to know about the upcoming High School Musical: The Musical: The Series Season 2.
How was the Reception of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series Season 2?
The upcoming second season will be pretty exciting, and fans will it more entertaining than the first installment. Created by Tim Federle, High School Musical: The Musical: The Series made its official debut on Disney+ back in November 2019, and the show was well-received by the audiences and the critics who praised the story and the performances of the actors.
The show had its preview of the first episode simulcasted on different networks, and it gathered all a total of around 2.8 million viewers. The first season managed to get an approval rating of 79% and an average score of 7.75 on Rotten Tomatoes, and it was one of the few which received an early renewal from Disney+ in October 2019, before its official release.
What is the Plot of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series Season 2?
The story is set in the fictionalized version of Salt Lake City’s East High School, where the movies of the High School Musical were produced, and it revolves around the students as they create a stage performance based on the franchise.
High School Musical: The Musical Season 2 will be taking on one of the most fan-favorite classics of Disney, ‘Beauty and the Beast.’ This was revealed by the creator, Tim Federle, and according to his statement, Beauty and the Beast is a perfect subject for a High School Musical drama as it has all the perfect ‘metaphors’ for it. It has dancing, a want for true love, an uncertain future and a lot more which, makes it a great subject to explore in season 2.
So, season 2 will resume the story after the final events of season 1, and fans will get to see their favorite characters back in action, as they will undergo all the necessary rehearsals and practices required for the stage drama. Tim Federle also revealed that he hopes to run the show for at least more 4-5 seasons to dive more into the characters and explore their story.
How many episodes will High School Musical: The Musical: The Series Season 2 have?
High School Musical: The Musical: The Series Season 2 is expected to feature a fresh batch of 10 new episodes.
Season 1 episodes include the following:
Episode 1: The Auditions
Episode 2: The Read-Through
Episode 3: The Wonderstudies
Episode 4: Blocking
Episode 5: Homecoming
Episode 6: What Team?
Episode 7: Thanksgiving
Episode 8: The Tech Rehearsal
Episode 9: Opening Night
Episode 10: Act Two
Who is in the cast of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series Season 2?
The cast for the upcoming season includes Olivia Rodrigo as Nini Salazar-Roberts, Joshua Bassett as Ricky Bowen, Matt Cornett as E. J. Caswell, Sofia Wylie as Gina Porter, Larry Saperstein as Big Red, Julia Lester as Ashlyn Caswell, Dara Reneé as Kourtney, Frankie Rodriguez as Carlos Rodriguez, Kate Reinders as Miss Jenn, and others.
When is the update of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series Season 2?
High School Musical: The Musical: The Series Season 2 is expected to release in September 2020. The official update is yet to be revealed, however, we will keep you posted once Disney+ makes the official announcement.