The first look for iPOP Alum Matt Cornett’s HSM: The Musical: The Series: The Holiday Special debuted this week. As exclusively reported by Entertainment Weekly, the images shared by Disney +, gave fans a first glimpse at what to expect in the highly anticipated special and second season.
It was first reported in The Hollywood Reporter earlier this fall that a Holiday special for the hit Disney + show was in the works. Matt appears as one of the stars in Disney +’s High School Musical: The Musical: The Series, which will return on Dec. 11th.
The special 45-minute segment, titled High School Musical: The Musical: The Holiday Special will feature performances of holiday classics, popular hits, and a medley of Hanukkah favorites. The performances will be from series regulars like Olivia Rodrigo, Joshua Bassett, Larry Saperstein, Sofia Wylie. According to the THR report, the cast will also share anecdotes of memorable holidays from their childhoods, best presents, and favorite traditions.
Ashley Edens is executive producing along with creator and director Tim Federle. A holiday soundtrack for the special will be available this Friday, Nov. 20.
Matt Cornet has trailblazed in the industry with roles in Southland, Criminal Minds, and The Middle. Cornett began his path to success after attending iPOP LA and has continued to excel in Hollywood.
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