This could be the start of something new! Disney have announced that High School Musical 4 is officially happening! A U.S. casting search is underway.
A press release announced that 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."
Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens and the original cast are not expected to star in the film. Jeffrey Hornaday is attached to direct and choreograph the movie. Dan Berendsen and Peter Barsocchini, who wrote all three High School Musical movies, are the screenwriters.
Gary Marsh (President and Chief Creative Officer of Disney Channels Worldwide) says: "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're 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."