As reported in The Hollywood Reporter, iPOP Alumni Matt Cornett’s will be in the upcoming Holiday special for his hit Disney + show. Matt appears as one of the stars in Disney +’s High School Musical: The Musical: The Series, which will return 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.
Regarding the special, executive producer Tim Federle said in a statement:
“The holidays remind us of the universal importance of family and loved ones,” He continues on to say, “The cast of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series is its own kind of family, and we are delighted to have the opportunity to share their favorite holiday music and traditions with our viewers.”
Ashley Edens is executive producing along with creator and director Federle. A holiday soundtrack for the special will be available on 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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