"High School Musical 3: Senior Year", the third installment of the successful Disney's Original Picture "High School Musical" is definitely heading to the big screen. According to Variety, the TV film franchise has been scheduled to hit theaters on October 24, 2008.
At the same time, it has been revealed that the original cast members of the drama musical movie will be back for the third series of the Disney's project. The young ensemble includes Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Lucas Grabeel, Corbin Bleu and Monique Coleman.
The "High School Musical" latest film directed by Kenny Ortega will still follow Troy and Gabriella as they become seniors. This time, the high school lover will have to face the prospect of being separated from one another as they head off in different directions to college. In the movie, the pair joined by the rest of the Wildcats will bring about music to reflect their experiences, hopes and fears about their future.
The project that is written by Peter Barsocchini and produced by Bill Borden, Barry Rosenbush and Don Schain is put up for a theatrical release following the huge success the second movie garnered. "High School Musical 2" had gathered 18.2 million viewers, while its soundtrack album landed the No. 2 album of 2007 in the U.S. selling 6.5 million units.