March 03, 2008 07:53:18 GMT
Aside from the upcoming 'High School Musical 3', the HSM fans will be having one more thing to be waited for, that is the new reality show with HSM theme.
Though it was said that "High School Musical 3: Senior Year" may be the last franchise of the successful Disney's film franchise, there is a comforting news for the fans. According to Variety, the ABC network has finally gotten their hands on the franchise and they are developing a reality show which theme was taken from the "High School Musical" concept.
It was reported that the new show planned for summer airdate will begin with a nationwide talent search. The contestants found from the hunt then given the opportunity to polish their talents at a music conservatory, and each week one of them will be eliminated until a final performer is found. The show will pick up many of "Musical"-themed moments with special appearances from the films' stars.
"Musical" franchise have become Disney's most successful movies promoting its stars, including Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens and Ashley Tisdale, to instant stardom. Its original film has made its debut watched by 7.7 million viewers in the U.S. only. The film's soundtrack has become 2006 best-selling album in the U.S. Its sequel "High School Musical 2" has gathered even more viewers bringing in a total of 17.3 million viewers in the U.S.