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Lucas Grabeel Returns to 'High School Musical' as Himself for Disney+ Series!

It has been over a decade since Lucas Grabeel played Ryan Evans in the final High School Musical movie and now he’s returning to that universe!

The 35-year-old actor is making a cameo as HIMSELF in the new Disney+ show High School Musical: The Musical: The Series. In the episode, he plays a version of himself and performs a fantasy musical number with Miss Jenn, played by Broadway star Kate Reinders.

“I had a blast with these peeps! @hsmtmtseries My EPISODE IS LIVE NOW! @disneyplus Seriously, these kids are the freaking best. If you were an HSM fan, watch this show!” Lucas wrote on Instagram.

“He’s a good mixture of Ryan and Lucas,” Lucas told TV Line about his role. “And they let me add a couple things of my own, including a nod to ‘We’re All in This Together.’ I also got to wear one of Ryan’s old hats while running around an auditorium, singing and dancing — which I haven’t done in a long time.”

Check out the music video now and be sure to catch the whole episode, now streaming on Disney+!


Kate Reinders – Role of a Lifetime (HSMTMTS | Disney+) ft. Lucas Grabeel
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'High School Musical: The Musical: The Series' Gets Official Trailer - Watch!

Check out the brand-new trailer for High School Musical: The Musical: The Series!

The first trailer for the upcoming Disney+ series debuted at the beginning of a screening and panel during D23 Expo on Friday (August 23).

High School Musical: The Musical: The Series follows “the East High drama club as they work their way to opening night of their school’s first-ever production of ‘High School Musical.’ Show-mances blossom, old friendships are tested while new ones are made, rivalries flare, and lives are changed forever as these young people discover the transformative power that only high school theater can provide.”

It premieres on November 12 with the launch of the streaming service.

Watch the trailer now, and head to our gallery to see first-look photos and photos of cast members including Joshua Bassett, Olivia Rodrigo, Matt Cornett, Sofia Wylie, Julia Lester, Larry Saperstein, Dara Renee, Frankie A. Rodriguez, Kate Reinders, Mark St. Cyr, and Tim Federle.


High School Musical: The Musical: The Series | Official Trailer | Disney+ | Streaming November 12

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