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Jeffrey Hornaday To Direct High School Musical 4

Jeffrey Hornaday To Direct High School Musical 4

Jeffrey Hornaday will helm High School Musical East Meets West, the fourth movie in the franchise (he’s replacing Kenny Ortega, who directed the first three).

Said Hornaday, “I’m excited to be part of a franchise that, thematically, encourages kids to believe in themselves. Like the first three movies, my goal is to keep the art form of the traditional musical alive, yet bring a contemporary emotional response to the story and its characters through song and dance.”

Hornaday choroeographed for Flashdance and A Chorus Line and directed Madonna and Backstreet Boys world concert tours.

In High School Musical 4, East meets West in a classic love triangle set against the cross-town school rivalry between the East High Wildcats and West High Knights.

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  • Jenny

    are you serious??

  • Saudia

    fail!
    it’s got the West Side Story vibe ..why make another one if none of the regulars are returning .. sigh Hollywood

  • Luvd80s2

    For humanity’s sake, just stop! For the love of god no more!

  • justhere

    @Saudia:

    i agree with u. it sounds stupid already.

  • melanie

    @Saudia:

    lol on the west side story.

    I’m gonna expect anything for the hsm 4 but we’ll just wait and see.
    there might be another romeo and juliet thing going on.

  • Katie

    No!! I want Zac,Ashley and Vanessa in High School Musical 4!!

  • Sarah

    HSM4 is going to suck. It has none of the original cast and won’t even have Kenny directing. I’m not going to see it.

  • ANNIE

    i love hsm and have seen all 3, however, i will most definitley NOT be going to see this. no kenny. no zac, vanessa, or ashley, no me. it sounds so stupid. just start a new franchise already. shm had it’s run and they ended it great with hsm3.

  • Laura

    I don’t know whether I will watch this or not, I will have to wait and see the trailer, it depends on what it looks like, but as if Kenny is not directing!!! maybe he said no because he was used to working with Zac, Vanessa, Ashley and co.

  • http://www.hi5.beatjulio.com anDi hsm fan! ^^

    IS NOT FARE! WE WANT THE ORIGINAL DIRECTOR! AND THE ORIGINAL ACTORS! IS NOT GOOD TO CHANGE LIKE THAT THE MOVIIE AND THE HISTORY! ^^ I LOVE HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL BUT IF YOU CHANGE I`LL ONLY BE FAN OF THE 3 FIRST! I DONT WANT TO CHANGE! HAHA … BUU THATS AWFUL! u-u

  • Ariana

    HELLL NOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

    DONT WATCH IT PEOPLE!!!

  • stepphhh

    @Ariana:

    ALREADY A COMPLETE FAIL.
    even if it’s kinda good it’lll suck, can’t replace original cast. nooo way !
    now it’ll just be annoying & dragged out. can’t replace kenny ortega either.

  • dont watch HSM4

    WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOW

    this is going to suck so bad.

    they arent even keeping the 3 new castmates!!

    seriously.. disney?!

    are you people ok over there.

    just stop.

    3 is good enough.
    if they make a 5th one that would be BEYOND gay.

  • Kim

    they should of stopped @ 3! would of ended on top!
    now all the main characters arent coming back…the cast knew when to stop

  • LuckyL

    This.will.fail.

  • Leslie

    Ok 3 was enough.
    We dont need anymore
    We saw the story of Gabrielle & Troy.
    Soon enough it’ll be like High school Musical 6!!!

    Were sick of it!
    NO MORE HSM’S.

  • noodle

    What a waste of money.

  • annee

    OMG! they will just ruin the name of HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL!!!
    i mean kenny ortega isn’t even directing it!!

    this isn’t even high school musical anymore!!!
    they’re going to ruin the reputation!!!!

  • booo!

    ah hell nahh! 3 is ENOUGH!
    if they still want to keep the whole HSM franchise…. jeeze make it a tvshow!

  • Jef

    Seriously… did we need to plague the world with another one of these?
    The Other ones sucked enough like it is we don’T need a fourth one -_-

  • Haivy

    ewwww, seriously, they ended HSM pretty good with the first one. this movie is just going to kill it -.-

  • Haivy

    @Haivy: i meant third one *

  • luciana

    LOVE hsm 1 ,2 & 3

    I’LL HATE hsm 4 if kenny and the original cast don’t appeared

    HATE THE NEW HSM FRANCHISE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    LOVE THE ORIGINAL HSM 1,2 & 3

  • Rico

    High school musical 1-3 were amazing and I really do hate the fact that its over but Senior Year was without a doubt the perfect ending to an amazing trilogy. The original actors made the movie like John Travolta made grease, and without the characters we’ve grown to cherish and love, it won’t be the same. I know the HSM franchise is a wonderful money making machine for disney but to go ahead with this next installment would be both a travesty and a disgrace to the entire franchise.

    P.S.- in ten years, it’d be kick ass to have one of those class reunions like you have ten years after you graduate. Hell, that might even make an ok movie to see how things turned out for our favorite characters, just an idea is all…

  • http://crookedbrook.com/ Vestes de Cuisine

    Can these movies just end?

  • COREY

    no offense… but HSM4 is just plain stupid.
    i believe that HSM3 made the perfect ending to the story. anymore movies and it will destroy the very thing that the first movies made, and it will be overkill. it just like the books i read, at the very end, i want there to be more, and ill even come up with more. but unfortanity, it doesnt change the fact that the story is done. there is nothing left to really make. we just have to let it go.

  • amanda

    @Jenny: u r right

  • http://www.yahoomail.com whahahahaah

    wahahaha were serious !! are u a empolee not a fairy god mother so let’s have it boogerbreath!!!

  • A fan and supporter

    Looking forward to it. Hope the music is better as in HSM 1 and 2. The Disney range is geared towards young and middle teenagers; Zac and Vanessa are now too old for this market to some degree. Was walking through a food store and noticed that on the covers of various teen mags, there was no more Zac and Vanessa; that was quick.

    We thank Zac and Vanessa for their work and wish them well in the future and with their other projects. If their agents were smart, they would keep the same cast and roll into College Musical 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, etc….

    I still watch HSM 1 once a year as it is a very spiritual and uplifting movie.

  • http://yahoo vanessa123

    I don’t like the story east meets west i like the story collage years i is a love story like the others and we should bring all the casts and act it out without the casts i is just a waste countinue making more hsm’s

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