High School Musical: The Musical: The Series was one of the highlights of Disney’s recent Investor Day presentation. Unfortunately, it looks like the series headed for Disney+ has lost its showrunner, according to Deadline.
- Showrunner Oliver Goldstick has left the project after the first phase of production on the Disney+ original series.
- Goldstick has reportedly exited due to creative differences.
- In addition to the changes on High School Musical: The Musical: The Series, the Disney+ bound series Sulphur Springs has been moved to Disney Channel.
- Sulphur Springs is currently still in the casting phase.
- The series is written and executive produced by Tracey Thomson and executive produced by Charles Pratt.
More on High School Musical: The Musical: The Series:
- The 10-episode series picks up nearly 15 years after the original movie aired at the real-life location where it all began: East High.
- It follows a group of students as they countdown to the opening night of their school’s first-ever production of “High School Musical.”
- Showmances blossom; 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 a high school drama club can provide.
- Brand-new songs and acoustic “rehearsal room” reinterpretations of songs from the original “High School Musical” provide the soundtrack for an unlikely group of theater kids who learn “we’re all in this together” when it comes to pulling off an against-all-odds opening night.
ICYMI – More Disney+ news:
- The live-action Lady and the Tramp movie being developed for Disney+ won’t feature at least one of the songs from the original animated classic.
- Ron Howard and Solo writer, Jonathan Kasdan are reportedly in negotiations to develop a sequel series to Willow for Disney+.
- Disney has hired former Goldman Sachs executive Michael Cerda as the new VP of product for Disney+.