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High School Musical 3: Filming Begins January

High School Musical 3: Filming Begins January

Exciting news! Filming for High School Musical 3 begins in January, according to OK! magazine.

“The script is getting written — it starts in January, and it’s a feature film,” HSM‘s Jason (Ryne Sanborn, 18) said at the world premiere of High School Musical: The Ice Tour in NYC on Sept. 29. “[But] I haven’t gotten a call saying, ‘We want you to do it.’”

Olesya Rulin, 21, aka piano player Kelsi, added, “It if happens, I’ll be ecstatic to be in the third one.”

OK! also reports, “After the Vanessa Hudgens nude photo scandal, and the rising profile of series star Zac Efron, Kaycee Stroh, 23, who plays Martha, hopes the cast remains the same. ‘Our fingers are crossed because we love each other. The chemistry’s great with the 10 of us.’”

According to Life & Style, Zac is being offered $3.25 million dollars to star in HSM3 and Vanessa, a measly $1.3 million dollars. Chump change, people!

According to IMDB, two of the film’s working titles are High School Musical 3: Gradu-Dancin and Haunted High School Musical. Do you like any of those titles?

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  • lachic

    OMFG, i love zac efron. hottie!

  • Just me…

    Sorry but….That’s not one exciting news!!!!! :(

  • Rachel

    Great news! Hope to see all the original cast! Zanessa lives!

  • cindy

    That is great news! I sure hope everyone is in it again. Isn’t Zac filming Seventeen in Dec.? I hope he is through by then.

  • me

    what about ashley tisdale?

  • Brazilian fan 4ever

    YEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEESSSSS

    I ADORE HSM ^^

    ZANESSA SUPER KUUIPO ‘N PERFECT COUPLE 4EVER

    MUCH LUV ‘N GOD BLESS ALL
    ;******

  • ace*

    OMG. so excited to hear the news! totally love zac efron! seriously! can’t wait to watch the third. i hope the whole cast is in it as well!

  • http://justjared.com geana

    omg i love yop jared!!that’s such a great news!!i am can’t wait until the 3 hsm is released!!and y love the name of Haunted High School Musical!!

  • Laura Daniela

    ooooooooooooo
    so great, fantastic.
    I Want to see again Zac,Vanessa,Lucas,Ashley,Cor and Monique filming hsm3

    I like gradu-dancin title

  • yoet

    OMG!! this is a great news!!! I just hope the third one is even better than the second one..honestly I like the tittle :High School Musical 3: Gradu-Dancing, it sounds so much better than the other one..I hope the cast satys the same..
    Zanessa rocks!!

  • Florencia

    Q biennnnn ………………..!!!

    Ya quiero ver HSM3 jeje ……………… ^^

  • fAMIZ

    hI!i hope the cast will be the same!
    january?? it’s late…;/

  • http://www.fotolog.com/glamour_cyrusfan rocio

    ohh! this is so great! i’m sure the film will be perfect! i love all of them.

    VANESSA AND ZAC I LOVE YOU BOTH

    I ADMIRE YOU.

    VANESSA, HERE IN ARGENTINA ALL YOUR FANS ARE WITH YOU!!

    ZAC…YOU ARE THE NICEST GUY IN THIS WOLRD!

    GOOD LUCK.

    THE BEST WISHES.

    I CAN’T WAIT TO SEE THE MOVIE!!

  • rach

    i was just thinking the same thing. doesnt seventeen start filming in november or decemember? i dont know how celebs juggle multiple projects but it seems like it may be difficult, considering zac is a major character in both films. my guess is if he does do HSM3 and i believe he will because it wouldnt make near the money disney wants if he wasnt in it. also, vanessa must be involved because i dont believe he would do it with out her and once again profit sales would be far from par if they werent the two main leads. I think Disney will work around zacs schedule with seventeen, given he signed on with the way before this was set. what do yall think?

  • Luísa

    I hope the whole cast will be back in the third movie! :)
    I like “High School Musical 3: Gradu-Dancin” better! That would be a good way to end the sequels, it would be even better if they kept doing HSM 4, 5, 6…! Haha

    Thanks for the great news JJ! :D
    Now, what about Zac? Any news of Japan Hairspray premiere?

  • Brazilian fan 4ever

    V’S DOESN’T DESERVE JUST A MEASLY $1.3 MILLION DOLLARS HUMPF!

    I PREFER HSM HAUNTED!

  • a

    i hope vanessa is out ha.q

  • http://myspace jacob

    i hope it is the same

    i like High School Musical 3: Gradu-Dancin because they are supost to grduate now cus they are 17/18

  • sarah

    its cools tht therz is going to be a 3rd film but u cant always believe wht magazines such as OK magazine cuz a half their storeis are wrong…

  • Taylor

    OMGOMG ! I AM SOO HAPPY ! :)

    i didnt think that they would actually do another one

    i cant wait !

    thanks for posting jared ! :D

  • Erin

    i rather zac and vanessa not do this

  • Natalie

    I can’t believe I’m saying this (since I’m not like. . .12 years old) but I am looking forward to HSM 3! LOL. it’s cheesetastic.

  • nikki

    i’m pretty sure zac will be filming seventeen starting in december.. so this might not be 100% true. i think it’s still a possibility, but i don’t believe anything has been actually signed just yet. i doubt they already have the scripts completed for a 3rd, and the cast said they wouldn’t sign until they read over the scripts. but who knows, we’ll see.

  • HSM3 is the best!

    ok well i dont really know if i believe this, because OK mag has had some nasty FAKE rumors in the past about zanessa and others, but this is positive so im hoping its true :] i think it is though, because they said theyre negotiating still the cast sounded really positive about it when asked about it. soo ahhh! this is exciting! i love the picture too, its a really cute one of z and v, oh what joy it brings me to see those lovebirds :D

  • Luísa

    Oh, i love that pic of Troyella! Should I say Zanessa? :)

  • WoW

    wow zac is being offered alot. I don’t like him. He’s hot? Yeah right and pigs fly.

  • Jennifer

    i hope hsm3 will have all the original cast members. it wont be the same without them. i would love to see hsm3 as a gradu-dancin because vanessa never had her prom and this would be great for her,

  • rach

    nikki, you are right. last week when zac was asked at that halo thing he said he hadnt even seen a script and it was still in the begining stages. this does seem rather sudden. jan isnt that far away and it seems like if they were going to make an announcement like this they would be listing the confirmed cast and what not. also, i read i while back the anticipated start filming date would be in march

    Just Jared: whats going on in Japan? any news? for some reason this premeire slipped under the rador and no vanessa siting yet today, is it possible she is on her way there? hmmmm

  • VT

    I LOVE ZAC AND VANESSA IN HSM 3

    TIENEN QUE ESTAR LOS DOS..

  • ayelen

    a mi me encan to la pelicula 1 y 2 y espero que la 3 sea mejor y estoy hanciosa de que salga ya en argentina y espero que vanessa trabaje en la pelicula porque sino no va a ser lo mismo

  • http://hollywood-celebrity-gossips.blogspot.com Hollywood-Celebrity-Gossip

    Looks like Vanessa is preggy in her dress!

  • heather

    Hell yeah =] im so excited for it!!! =]

  • dalia

    O.K. people ther is no way in hell this story is true!!! They don’t even have a Title or official idea yet? The Haunted thing has been nixed and there is no way I am believing O.K. Magazine!!! I will believe it when Disney announces it.
    This is once again the Mags way of selling copies. Please do not believe it!!!!
    Zac will not film a feature length film in a month. Any movie is at least a 3-4 month project.
    They also said that HSM3 would maybe come out next summer ( 2008 ) so that means they really don’t have to start filming until March, April or even May for an end of summer release.
    Plus they do not mention Corbin or Ashley and they are reported to be in talks as well.
    BOGUS INFO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Taylor

    im so excited . but i just think its unfair that zac gets
    $3.25 million while vanessa only gets $1.3 million .

    i think its was because of that picture that got out of v . i think disney let her back in , but they decided that she wouldnt get paid as much ..

    aha idk ?!

  • tabby

    :D
    awesome!

  • rach

    dalia, i just said the same thing on zefron…. ok mag is far from reliable. i guess their other tatics to bring up zac and vanessa were failing, this must be their new tactic…haha ok mag suck!!

  • http://idonthave BRAZILIAAAAAAAAAAAAAAN

    what about ashley tisdale??

    I hope HSM3 will have all teh original cast!
    Vanessa, a measly $1.3 million dollars = lol lol lol
    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHA

    ZAC = HOTTIE !

  • http://Youtube Nikki

    its not like they can do anymore after number 3 coz its called HIGH school musical and this will be there senior year. after this they’d be in college

  • Rebeca

    I hope everything works out and all of the cast returns for the last time for a 3rd movie! It’s really cool and exciting news!

    I hope they pick the title: High School Musical: The Gradu-Dancing, because it sounds way cooler and fun than “Haunted HSM”!
    Please, that’s a bit boring!

    Anyways, best wishes to HSM3 movie and the whole cast! = ]

  • Mikaela

    Troyella Rules, Zekepay Rules, Chaylor Rules!!! HSM3 IS GONNA RULE!!!!!!! PH YEAH BABY I LIKE High School Musical 3 : Gradu-Dancin’

  • Talu* (Brasil)

    lindoo . .perfeito ! :D:D:D:D:DD

    mal posso esperar ! o/

  • Narf

    I agree with dalia, OK magazine has not been a reliable source.
    Also, I highly doubt that Zac would let Vanessa make so much less.

  • jill

    the titles suck but i can’t wait! =)

  • Dominika

    Vanessa is Fantstic Love Zac !!

  • White

    I am excited too but just wonder Zac and Vanessa are really in the third one? And why they pay Zac and Vanessa differently? Is it not fair? It sounds like #35 said above:just because of that picture so Disney don’t pay her much…

    Just Jared: Is any news from Zac’s promotion in Japan?

  • kat

    OK mag and Life and Style suck! they don’t know $H!T the fans know more than they do so don’t believe them! although i hope all the cast comes back! YEah

  • kat

    No one has even signed on the third one yet, so don’t get your hopes up people, wait for an official anouncement.

  • http://justjared zanessa fan

    OMG!!! YEAH IM SO HAPPY THAT THEY ARE GOING TO MAKE A THIRD ONE.. IM SO EXCITED!!!! I LOVE ZAC EFRON AND VANESSA HUDGENS SO MUCH IM SUCH A HUGE FAN!!! I LIKE THE HSM3:GRADU- DANCIN’ BETTER!! I CANT WAIT FOR IT TO COME OUT. VANESSA HUDGENS IS MY ROLE MODEL, I LOOK UP TO HER!! AND ZAC EFRON WELL HE IS A SEXY MAN AND VANESSA IS ONE LUCKY GURL!!! THTEY SHOULD GO FOR THE PROM AND GRADUATION BECAUSE VANESSA WAS HOMESCHOOLED AND SHE NEVER HAD A PROM!!!! I LOVE ZANESSA 4 EVER!!!!!!!

  • chloe

    vanessa suxxx

  • chloe

    vanessa shouldn’t get more than 500 thousando dollars.
    she shouldn’t even be in that film, actually