Troy Bolton became the crush of a generation and you definitely still remember all of the words to the original's most iconic songs. That's why fans totally freaked out when it was announced that High School Musical 4 is on the way. And even though you've been waiting forever, details about the movie are still few and far between.
Zac Efron starred as Troy Bolton.
Look back at the leading ladies of the s who made their mark with iconic roles and some major hairstyles, too. See the gallery. Troy Bolton and Gabriella Montez are two totally different teenagers who meet at a party while singing karaoke on New Year's Eve. One week later Troy goes back to his high school, East High, in New Mexico to find that Gabriella is a new student there. They quickly become close friends and accidentally audition for the school musical. After getting a callback, drama queen Sharpay Evans and her sidekick brother Ryan are furious. Then Chad, Troy's best friend and basketball teammate, and Taylor, Gabriella's new friend on the decathlon team, must find out a way to make Gabriella hate Troy. Written by ShannonO'Reilly. Good writing, bad direction.
It is the first installment in the High School Musical franchise. The protagonists are Troy Bolton Zac Efron , a basketball team captain, and Gabriella Montez Vanessa Hudgens , a shy transfer student excelling in math and science. Despite other students' attempts to thwart their dreams, Troy and Gabriella aim to resist peer pressure and rivalry and wish to inspire others along the way not to "stick to the status quo. Sharpay and Ryan both seek to sabotage the friendship and romance between Troy and Gabriella and gain the leads in the school musical. The film's success spawned a media franchise and series of sequels, High School Musical 2 and High School Musical 3: Senior Year , with the latter being a theatrical release. It is the first DCOM to have a theatrical sequel. The two are called upon to sing a duet together for karaoke "Start of Something New". Returning to school after break, Troy sees Gabriella in his homeroom. As a result, Taylor and Gabriella became friends over their shared interests.
Subscriber Account active since. Catchy tracks and perfectly synchronized choreography resulted in the film being viewed by millions of people nationwide, and the soundtrack became the top-selling album of The success also led to two sequels and a new series called "High School Musical: The Musical," recently debuted on Disney's streaming service Disney Plus. The episode show features a new generation of actors, rather than the familiar faces from the three films. Keep reading to see what the cast has been up to in the 14 years since "HSM" was released. He was the most popular guy at East High, equally talented at singing and playing basketball.