An international casting search involving more than 1000 teen actors across the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom led to the casting of “High School Musical 3: Senior Year’s” three new Wildcats: Matt Prokop, Justin Martin and Jemma McKenzie-Brown.
The original “High School Musical” HSM made its debut in January 2006 on Disney Channel and posted the highest-ever ratings for a Disney Channel Original Movie at the time.
It went on to become a smash hit internationally. It has reached more than 250 million viewers in more than 20 languages across 100 countries.
“High School Musical” won two Emmy Awards®, a DGA Award, an Imagen Award and a Director’s Guild of America Award, among other honors. It received a Billboard Music Award (Soundtrack of the Year) and was nominated for an American Music Award.
“High School Musical 2” was ranked the #1 basic cable telecast of all time following its August 17, 2007, premiere (18.6 million viewers) and thus far has been seen by 187 million total worldwide viewers in 24 languages.
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