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'High School Musical 4' In The Works?

3/2/2016 12:51pm EST
'High School Musical 4' In The Works At Disney Channel, Casting
Disney Channel announced that casting has begun for the fourth installment of its wildly popular "High School Musical" franchise.

"High School Musical 4" is definitely happening, and at the helm is "Teen Beach Movie" director Jeffrey Hornaday.

According to Entertainment Tonight, the announcement comes 10 years after the first "HSM" movie smashed Disney Channel records and made huge stars of Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens, Corbin Bleu and Ashley Tisdale.

"'High School Musical' is part of Disney Channel's DNA. It embodies all that we stand for," said Disney Channels Worldwide President and Chi...

'High School Musical' Cast Reunites For 10th Anniversary

1/18/2016 11:25am EST
'High School Musical' Cast Reunites For 10th Anniversary Celebra
The cast of the iconic Disney Channel movie "High School Musical" reunited for the film's 10th anniversary, but where was Zac Efron?

All of the lead characters came together to film segments that will be aired during a special broadcast of the film on Jan. 20 on The Disney Channel.

Zac Efron will be seen via a solo taped segment during the special.

Efron, who played Troy Bolton, couldn't attend the pre-taped group reunion because it conflicted with the promotion of his movie "Dirty Grandpa," stated a spokeswoman for the Disney Channel according to Billboard.

Appearing in the feel-good...

'High School Musical' Cast Reunites, See The Pic

7/26/2015 3:05pm EDT
'High School Musical' Cast Reunites On Instagram For 'Descendent
The cast of "High School Musical" reunited for the "Descendents" premiere, and posted a group pic on Instagram. But where were Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens?

Almost 10 years since "High School Musical" made stars of Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale and Corbin Bleu, the cast reunited to honor their mentor and friend, Kelly Ortega, as he celebrated his new original Disney Channel movie, "Descendents."

On July 24, Ashley Tisdale, Corbin Bleu, Lucas Grabeel, Monique Coleman and Olesya Rulin attended the fun evening in support of the choreographer and producer.

All of us supportin...

Ashley Tisdale Is Pretty In Pastels At 'Lucky One' Premiere

4/17/2012 6:00pm EDT
Ashley Tisdale
Ashley Tisdale attended "The Lucky One" premiere in Los Angeles yesterday wearing a cute pink and blue ensemble. And check out the little pink flare on the tips of her hair.

The former Disney star is working on the comedy pilot "Under Construction" for ABC. The show features a young woman who moves back home with her parents while her dad renovates her recently purchased"money pit." The actress is also co-producing the project.

She got her start in Hollywood on "The Suite Life of Zack and Cody" and "High School Musical."

See more photos of Ashley at the premiere...

'Lucky One' Star Zac Efron Is Dirty & Hot In New Issue Of 'Men's Health'

4/15/2012 3:00pm EDT
Zac Efron in Men's Health
If you like sappy Nicholas Sparks novels turned into films and you like male stars in their 20s, than "The Lucky One" starring Zac Efron is a must-see movie next weekend.

In the film, Zac plays an Iraq War veteran who searches for the woman from a mysterious photo that he credits with saving his life during three tours of duty.

In the latest issue of "Men's Health" (on newsstands April 17), the actor talked about his body's transformation after training for "The Lucky One." He explained, "By the end of the movie I didn't recognize myself. You hear about guys like Christian Bale who dive ...

Zac Efron Dreams Of Moving Down Under

3/7/2012 4:20pm EST
Zac Efron
Zac Efron dreams of moving to Australia because he can keep a "low profile" Down Under and indulge his passion for surfing.

The High School Musical actor has a lot of friends in the country, but admits he can't quite afford to buy a house there just yet.

He tells the AAP, "It is easy to keep a low profile. We jump into a little bus and my Aussie friends know all of the best surfing spots. We surf every day and barbecue every afternoon. Then we get to bed early, wake up, surf and do it all over again."

"I love Australia... God, I would love to (move to Australia). I'd love to get a nic...

Taylor Swift Taught Zac Efron How To Play Guitar

2/21/2012 8:36am EST
Zac Efron
Zac Efron can now add guitar player to his resume after receiving lessons from country star Taylor Swift.

The High School Musical hunk bonded with Swift after they both loaned their voices to new animated movie The Lorax, and the Love Story hit-maker was more than happy to pass on her best musical tips.

Efron tells the Los Angeles Times, "She's a great teacher. In the past, everyone who has tried to teach me guitar starts with music theory and stuff like that. I tend to just doze off after a little while. She went straight into songs."

"She taught me, like, four chords, and I'm alread...

Zac Efron And Lily Collins Spend Valentine's Day Together

2/16/2012 9:02am EST
Zac Efron
Zac Efron and Lily Collins fueled rumors they are dating by spending Valentine's Day together.

The pair sparked speculation of a romance after they were spotted enjoying an intimate dinner earlier this month.

Now, they have fueled the rumor mill by spending the most romantic day of the year in each other's company.

They enjoyed a date at the Soho House club in West Hollywood and were snapped leaving the exclusive venue together.

Collins has previously dated Twilight hunk Taylor Lautner, while Efron had a public romance with his High School Musical co-star Vanessa Hudgens.

Vanessa Hudgens' Foot Tattoo Is Bogus

2/2/2012 8:37am EST
Vanessa Hudgens
Actress Vanessa Hudgens has confirmed her new tattoo is fake.

The High School Musical star showed off an inking of a Beatles lyric on her foot during a recent vacation in Hawaii, but she has now admitted the words were written with a pen.

She tells TV host Jay Leno, "It says, 'All you need is love,' which is true... It's fake. I have this mad obsession with drawing on myself, like, I cannot help it. I draw all over my hands, all over my arms, obviously my foot. It's just fun."

Hudgens, who has several real tattoos, explains she likes to experiment before she commits to a permanent pie...

Ashley Tisdale Splits From Boyfriend Scott Speer

12/15/2011 8:45am EST
Ashley Tisdale
Ashley Tisdale will spend Christmas as a single lady after calling off her romance with Scott Speer.

The singer/actress has split from the music video director after more than two years of dating.

A source tells Us Weekly, "They had been on and off for a while. They tried to work it out but realized their relationship ran its course."

Tisdale began dating Speer in 2009, one month after ending her romance with her High School Musical co-star Jared Murillo.

During their relationship, Speer directed five of Tisdale's music videos, including It's Alright, It's OK and Crank It Up.

Zac Efron Donates Clothes To Children's Charity

12/9/2011 11:49am EST
Zac Efron
Actor Zac Efron has cleaned out his closet to raise money for charity.

The High School Musical star has emptied out his cupboards and found more than 300 items to donate to the Children's Resource Network of the Central Coast charity.

The 24 year old handed over a big bundle of clothes last month to raise funds for the organization, which gives clothing and school supplies to children in need.

Charity boss Lisa Rey admits she didn't recognize the actor at first, but was completely starstruck after he introduced himself.

She tells Sanluisobispo.com, "He looks at me and says, 'Hey, I'...

Vanessa Hudgens Wears Teeny Tiny Shorts

10/4/2011 1:00pm EDT
Vanessa Hudgens
We spotted Vanessa Hudgens out and about in Sherman Oaks, Calif., yesterday wearing skimpy denim cut offs. Hopefully she crosses her legs when she sits down.

The actress is definitely a fan of jean shorts. Two weeks ago we saw her pumping gas in a pair of daisy dukes. She's just 22, so we think she can get away with it - most of the time. But how short is too short?

The former "High School Musical" star has several films in production, including "Gimme Shelter," "Journey 2: The Mysterious Island" and "The Frozen Ground."

Vanessa Hudgens Wears Daisy Dukes, Knee-High Boots While Pumping Gas

9/24/2011 8:00am EDT
Vanessa Hudgens
We spotted Vanessa Hudgens, star of "High School Musical," wearing cut-off denim shorts and brown leather boots while filling her car up with gas after leaving her home in Los Angeles earlier this week.

Hudgens is reportedly dating Austin Butler, who starred in "High School Musical" spinoff "Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure."

The actress has a history of dating her co-stars. She famously dated Zac Efron, whom she split up with in December.

Vanessa Hudgens Dating Austin Butler?

9/20/2011 11:55am EDT
Vanessa Hudgens
Vanessa Hudgens has been linked to another star of the High School Musical franchise after stepping out with hunky actor Austin Butler.

The actress, who shot to fame in the Disney movie series, sparked rumors of a budding romance with Butler after they were spotted together at a birthday party for Ashley Tisdale's sister Jennifer at Los Angeles' Lexington Social House on Saturday.

The speculation was fuelled when Butler was later spotted leaving Hudgens' house in Los Angeles on Monday.

Hudgens split from longtime boyfriend and High School Musical co-star Zac Efron in December.


Vanessa Hudgens Wears A Bondage Inspired Dress

9/9/2011 8:28am EDT
Vanessa Hudgens
We spotted 22-year-old Vanessa Hudgens wearing a leather strapped dress during Fashion's Night Out in New York City yesterday. It looks like the former Disney star is trying to break make a statement.

Vanessa, who starred in the hugely popular "High School Musical" series, has also appeared in the films "Sucker Punch" and "Beastly."

She is currently walking on the film "Gimme Shelter" about a homeless pregnant teenager.

Hacker Leaks Bikini Photos From Julianne Hough's Cell Phone

8/31/2011 8:16am EDT
Julianne Hough
Singer/actress Julianne Hough has become the latest celebrity to fall victim to phone hackers.

Private photos of the star have been published online after her cell phone was illegally accessed by an unknown perpetrator.

Fortunately Hough's collection of snaps were relatively tame and primarily contained images of her with boyfriend Ryan Seacrest, and photos of her on various film sets, including upcoming movies "Footloose" and "Rock of Ages."

The sauciest photo is a body shot of the toned actress in a revealing bikini.

"High School Musical's" Vanessa Hudgens, Miley Cyrus and Scarlett Jo...

Ashley Tisdale Shows Off Her Toothpick Legs At 'Got Milk?' Ad Launch

8/31/2011 8:06am EDT
Ashley Tisdale
Ashley Tisdale kicked off the "Be Strong" challenge and unveiled her "Got Milk?" ad at The Grove Hollywood in California yesterday.

The "High School Musical" star donned a bright blue one-sleeved dress that accentuated her long skinny legs.

Ashley has appeared in the films "Aliens in the Attic," "Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure" and "Phineas and Ferb: The Movie."

'Dirty Dancing' Remake In The Works

8/9/2011 8:09am EDT
Dirty Dancing
Dirty Dancing is set for a big screen revamp - with the original movie's choreographer taking on the role of director.

Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey became household names after starring in the 1987 hit, which tells the story of dance instructor Johnny Castle and his unlikely partner Frances 'Baby' Houseman.

The movie took in a staggering $215 million at the box office, and High School Musical choreographer Kenny Ortega - who worked on the original project - is hoping for the same success with his remake.

He says, "Patrick Swayze set the bar for men dancing in the movies as Gene Ke...

Corbin Bleu Sued Over His 'Free Style' Flop

8/5/2011 8:04am EDT
Corbin Bleu
Actor Corbin Bleu has been hit with a lawsuit after allegedly failing to fully promote his flop 2009 movie Free Style.

The High School Musical star played the lead in the coming-of-age film, which raked in just $1.3 million worldwide despite its $10 million budget.

Chiefs at two of the movie's financiers, Third Eye Capital and Strative Capital, have now filed suit against Bleu, as well as distributors Samuel Goldwyn Films, alleging the movie was not promoted as promised.

In the papers, filed in Los Angeles Superior Court on Thursday and obtained by TMZ.com, they claim the 22 year old ...

Ashley Tisdale Shows Off Her Fit Abs In A Sports Bra & Gym Shorts

8/3/2011 3:30pm EDT
Ashley Tisdale
We spotted former "Hellcats" star Ashley Tisdale showing off her fit body as she left a gym in Los Angeles. The actress recently returned to the west coast following a vacation with boyfriend Scott Speer in Florida.

Ashley recently celebrated her 26th birthday. She partied earlier this month in Las Vegas at PURE Nightclub and Venus Pool Club. She was also photographed with "High School Musical" co-star Zac Efron on the beach in Malibu.

She currently does voice work for the animated series "Phineas and Ferb."

Ashley Tisdale Slams Gossip Bloggers Over Photos With Zac Efron

7/5/2011 10:25pm EDT
Ashley Tisdale is warning fans not to "believe" every picture they see after gossips posted snaps of her having beach fun with High School Musical co-star Zac Efron over the weekend, and suggesting the couple is more than just friends.

The actress celebrated her birthday with Efron and a group of friends in Malibu, California on Saturday, but party photos of the two stars led to websites posing questions about the relationship.

Gossip blogger PerezHilton.com posted a series of snaps of the stars looking intimate on his site on Tuesday, but the pictures were quickly taken down.

And now Ti...

Vanessa Hudgens To Play Pregnant And Homeless Teenager

5/2/2011 11:26am EDT
Vanessa Hudgens
Vanessa Hudgens is set to play a pregnant, homeless teenager in a dramatic new movie role.

The High School Musical star, 22, has reportedly signed up to star in upcoming film Gimme Shelter opposite Brendan Fraser.

Hudgens will portray Fraser's troubled onscreen daughter, who flees her abusive mother as she searches for her biological father.

The movie will mark Hudgens' transition to more dramatic roles following turns in Sucker Punch and Beastly.

Filming is due to begin in Connecticut at the end of May, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

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Potty Mouth Vanessa Hudgens Says, 'I Can Get Very Gangster'

4/25/2011 2:00pm EDT
Vanessa Hudgens
Former Disney star Vanessa Hudgens is set to shock her young fans by confessing she loves cursing and has a "sailor mouth."

The actress shot to fame in 2006 with her role in the "High School Musical" franchise, but she has since been hit with a number of scandals after various photos and film footage of her posing naked or wearing saucy lingerie appeared on the internet.

Hudgens is now set to shock again, with a confession about her love of swearing.

She told U.K. magazine Fabulous, "I've definitely got a wicked side. I have what I call 'sailor mouth'. I can get very gangster at times. I...

Ashley Tisdale, Bridget Moynahan & Kaley Cuoco Go Nude For New Allure Magazine (Video)

4/14/2011 10:33pm EDT
Ashley Tisdale
High School Musical star Ashley Tisdale has posed naked for a new photo shoot in an attempt to shed her "young girl" image and prove she is "actually a woman."

The 25-year-old actress shot to fame alongside Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens in the hit teen franchise, but Tisdale has long feared fans still see her as the clean-cut Disney character from the popular film series.

Tisdale has posed completely naked for the latest issue of Allure magazine and she feels relieved to cast off her clothes on camera, telling the publication, "I'm 25, almost 26, but people think of me as much younger bec...

Vanessa Hudgens: 'The Internet Is The Worst Invention Ever'

4/10/2011 11:30am EDT
Vanessa Hudgens
Vanessa Hudgens was recently asked by PEOPLE magazine to share what she thinks is the best invention ever, but the Sucker Punch star quickly turned that question around.

"I know what the worst invention ever is," she says, "The internet. I think it's ruining everyone, and it just makes everybody way too accessible – it just takes away the glamor and mystery from our business."

The star recently had a new batch of graphic photos hit the internet.

The High School Musical star has gotten the FBI involved to help root out the person (or people) who keeps leaking the photos. The hackers resp...

Vanessa Hudgens Wants To Get More Tattoos

3/30/2011 9:45pm EDT
Vanessa Hudgens
Former Sucker Punch star Vanessa Hudgens is so thrilled with her first tattoo she wants more - even though her agents are begging her not to get any more ink.

The actress has had a butterfly inked on her neck and now she wants to get more skin art the next time she's in New York and tattooist-to-the-stars Bang Bang is available.

She says, "My agents are really ticked off. My manager's like, 'No, do anything else; just don't get another tattoo'. But it's my body; I'll do whatever I want."

Hudgens wants one tattoo on her ribcage and she's keen to get a cross on the side of her left hand.


Vanessa Hudgens Lifts Her Shirt At A Laker Game - Is She An Exhibitionist?

3/29/2011 6:58pm EDT
Vanessa Hudgens
Amidst a recent scandal where several racy images of Vanessa Hudgens (actually they're pretty x-rated) were leaked by cyber-thieves, the actress was at the Staples Center in Los Angeles Sunday lifting up her Lakers are for Lovers t-shirt to show off her sexy belly and pierced navel. She was there with rumored boyfriend Josh Hutcherson to catch the game between the Lakers and New Orleans Hornets.

Vanessa isn't the only star who's been targeted by hackers - several young celebrities, including Scarlett Johansson, Natalie Portman, and Miley Cyrus, have also been targeted, and rumors abound t...

Vanessa Hudgens: 'I'm Not The Same Girl I Was 5 Years Ago'

3/29/2011 12:00pm EDT
Vanessa Hudgens
Vanessa Hudgens is desperate for more grown-up roles now that "High School Musical" is over.

She explained, "I'm not the same girl I was five years ago. Hopefully with the choices I'm making, people will start to see that I'm not just little Gabriella."

Vanessa currently stars in the film "Sucker Punch," a fantastical tale of a young psychiatric patient who escapes into a vivid world of fantasy after being committed to a mental hospital by her abusive stepfather.

We spotted Vanessa at LAX Airport yesterday with her mother Gina and a friend ahead of catching a flight out of town. The ac...

Vanessa Hudgens Says She's 'Just Friends' With Josh Hutcherson

3/23/2011 12:40pm EDT
Vanessa Hudgens
Vanessa Hudgens has laughed off rumors she has found love again following her split from Zac Efron, insisting she is just "friends" with actor Josh Hutcherson.

The High School Musical sweethearts ended their five-year romance last year with Hudgens blaming the break-up on their hectic work schedules.

She was recently linked to her Journey 2: The Mysterious Island co-star Hutcherson after they were spotted attending a party side-by-side and spending time together.

However, Hudgens is adamant they are not a couple, telling TV host Ellen DeGeneres, "I'm single."

And when DeGeneres pres...

'Glee' Recap: Originality Wins Regionals

3/16/2011 3:33pm EDT
GLEE: New Directions perform at Regionals in the Original Song
Gwyneth’s gone and ‘Glee’ has a brand new gimmick to trot out this week. The episode, aptly called ‘Original Song’ is designed to showcase just that – brand new never-before-heard tunes that are as irresistible as all the karaoke tracks that have come before.

The concept has been brewing for a while now. Rachel Berry will put her musical genius and emotional baggage on the line for the sake of the glee club and New Directions will perform a completely original ditty at Regionals. However, her current set list (My Headband and Only Child) leaves more than a little to be desired and Finn ta...