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High School Musical Fun Facts

High School Musical Fun Facts - Reviewed by Kidzworld on Jun 26, 2007
( Rating: 4 Star Rating)

High School Musical was supposed to be just another made-for-TV movie, but it surprised everyone when it drew record audiences and spawned a host of DVDs, CDsand even a concert series!

High School Musical was supposed to be just another made-for-TV movie, but it surprised everyone when it drew record audiences and spawned a host of DVDs, CDs and even a concert series! We've got the inside scoop on the High School Musical phenomenon - and a review of HSM one and two on DVD!

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Fun Facts

  • High School Musical 3 is scheduled to begin filming April 21, 2008.
  • High School Musical was the Disney Channel's most successful movie at the time it aired (January 2006), with 7.7 million viewers in its first broadcast. (Jump In, starring Corbin Bleu, aired in January 2007 and took in 8.2 million viewers in its first broadcast).
  • The US premier of HSM 2 brought in 17.5 million viewers, making it - at the time - the highest rated cable broadcast in US history.
  • The High School Musical soundtrack was recorded in five days and has sold more than three million copies.
  • High School Musical was turned into an Ice Show in 2007.
  • High School Musical: The Concert ran from November 2006 to January 2007. It traveled through the US, Canada and Latin America. A DVD of that concert series (called High School Musical: The Concert - Extreme Access Pass) hit shelves back in June, 2007.
  • More than 1.2 million copies of the High School Musical DVD were sold in the first six days after it hit shelves May 23, 2006, which makes it the fastest-selling television movie of all time.
  • High School Musical on Stage! began its 60 US cities tour in 2007.
  • Disney is co-producing a Mexican reality show based on HSM called High School Musical, La Seleccion. The show will follow the auditions for the Mexican version of High School Musical.
  • The High School Musical: Sing It! video game will be launched on Wii, PS2, and the Nintendo DS in August 2007.
  • High School Musical: The Junior Novel was launched in June 2006. Six more Stories From East High books were released in 2007 with more due out in 2008.

Quotes

"We need to save our show from people who don't know the difference between a Tony Award and Tony Hawk." - Sharpay

"Well, you sound like you've done a lot of singing, too." - Gabriella Montez
"Yeah, my showerhead is very impressed." - Troy Bolton

"That girl's got more moves than an octopus in a wrestling match." - Taylor McKessie.

High School Musical DVD Review

Attention musical fans: this is the movie for you! People have been comparing this flick to the '70s musical classic, Grease, and while it may not be quite the same caliber, High School Musical definitely does a good job of carrying on the tradition of sing-along fun.
Rating:5

High School Musical 2 DVD Review

The whole gang are back for another Wildcat adventure! This time around, however, they're ditching their classrooms for a flamboyant summer experience. The DVD also has all the behind the scenes special features you'd expect - and a few surprises!
Rating:4

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