Sixteen years after the release of the first installment of the franchise, the actor remains nostalgic for this period. He even says he is ready to participate in a remake of the film if Disney wanted to call on him.
In 2020, Zac Efron had drawn the wrath of fans of High School Musical. The actor, who plays the famous Troy Bolton in the Disney Channel saga, had indeed refused to take part in a special program organized to bring together the former actors of the film, in the midst of a pandemic.
But two years later, Zac Efron now leaves the door open to his possible return to the franchise High School Musical. In an interview at media E! News for the horror movie release Firestarterthe actor even declares that he hopes to resume the role that revealed him to the general public.
“To have the opportunity in any form to come back and work with this team would be really amazing. My heart is still in this movie. It would be amazing. I hope it happens,” he said. .
A first serial reboot
The first part of High School Musicalreleased in 2006, spawned two sequels in 2007 and 2008. The third film was released in theaters and grossed nearly $253 million at the worldwide box office.
Faced with this success, the franchise was brought up to date in 2019 in the series High School Musical: The Musical, broadcast on Disney+. This series chronicles the journey of a group of teenage High School Musical fans who attempt to put on a musical based on the movies.
This program takes place in the high school where the original films were shot and is carried this time by a brand new cast, including pop singer Olivia Rodrigo, one of the main characters of season 1.