School is back in session on High School Musical: The Musical: The Series!
Disney + released the official trailer for the anticipated second season on Thursday and the East High Wildcats are about to find their match: North High.
In the new two minute trailer, Dancing with the stars Judge Derek Hough makes a striking entrance as Miss Jenn’s ex-boyfriend, Zack, who what’s more happens to be leading the drama production of his main rival from the school The little Mermaid. When Miss Jenn (Kate Reinders) learns of her ex’s plans to take part in a prestigious theater competition, she follows his lead and recruits her East High protégés to stick your head in the game with its own spring production of Beauty and the Beast. You know, to determine who is ultimately the best.
But the choice of Beauty and the Beast since the next musical in the drama department was not exactly easy to do. As the trailer reveals, there was a heated debate among the group as to why the “legendary” High School Musical 2 was the natural follow-up to his success High school musical demonstration. It’s Zack’s unexpected resurgence that forces Miss Jenn to throw everything out the window after he calls. High school musical “lovely.” How do you dare!
As the Wildcats prepare to put on another show, new couple Ricky (Joshua Bassett) and Nini (Olivia Rodrigo) have to face the reality that they will enter the new year in a long distance relationship after she is accepted into a prestigious youth conservatory. . Not exactly according to plan.
“You’re going to make this long distance thing look easy,” Nini assures Ricky, prompting him to declare, “I’ll go FaceTime with you every morning.” However, it is clear that being away from her boyfriend and friends at East High weighs her down immensely. “It’s a big problem for me,” Nini tells the camera about her once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. “But honestly, Ricky is a big problem for me too.”
As Nini struggles to find her balance and cracks begin to form in her relationship with Ricky, there may be trouble in heaven for the golden couple when new bad girl Lily (guest star Olivia Rose Keegan) begins attacking Ricky. “Looks like your girlfriend wants some space,” he tells Ricky. “Let me know if you’re looking for one that doesn’t.”
Yes it’s about to come true messy.
In the 12-episode season, the East High Wildcats “take on rival North High school to win a prestigious and fierce student theater competition,” according to the official Disney + synopsis. “Wigs are snatched, loyalties are tested and ballads are girded.” New original songs by Rodrigo and Bassett will also be featured throughout the season. (Bassett’s Christmas-themed song, “The Perfect Gift,” was featured on the series’ Christmas special in December.)
Besides Rodrigo, Bassett and Reinders, HSMTMTS stars Sofia Wylie, Matt Cornett, Dara Reneé, Larry Saperstein, Julia Lester, Frankie Rodríguez, Joe Serafini, and Mark St. Cyr. Hough leads a cast of new faces, including Keegan, Roman Banks, Andrew Barth Feldman, and Asher Angel.
Watch the official trailer for season 2 for HSMTMTS under.
At the end of last year, Bassett was looking forward to the new season of HSMTMTS how the fans were after more than a year between seasons.
“I’m waiting for him to come back,” he told ET while he was in production on season 2. “Obviously, we’re filming right now, but I’m very proud of what we’ve filmed so far and I’m very happy with that – how everything is turning out. We’re really finding our groove more and more because the first season we were still figuring out, ‘What exactly is this show?’ But now that we know what it is, it’s very exciting to do it. I think what people are going to really love is how each and every character gets their special moments. Furthermore, this season, we can dive into more. of their home lives [for] everyone else’s characters. “
“New people get songs that don’t necessarily have a song in season 1 and the characters that people already love, they will just fall a lot more in love because they’ll get to know them so much more in season 2,” Bassett joked. “And there’s also more dancing, more singing, we do crazier things. People who haven’t seen the show, even if they started with season 2, will absolutely fall in love with it. Fans who already love it are just going to be delighted when they watch. what is to come “.
High School Musical: The Musical: The Series Season 2 premieres Friday, May 14 on Disney +. For more about HSMTMTS, see below.