WHAT: The premiere of “High School Musical 3: Senior Year.” America’s favorite high school students hit the big screen this time with new music, big dance numbers and a compelling story with all the fun—and big life decisions—senior year has to offer.
WHO: From the Film: Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Corbin Bleu, Monique Coleman, Olesya Rulin, Ryne Sanborn, Kaycee Stroh, Chris Warren Jr., Matt Prokop, Justin Martin, Jemma McKenzie-Brown, Bart Johnson, Alyson Reed, Kenny Ortega (director)
Special Guests: Drew Carey, Nick Lachey, Kathy Najimy, Ving Rhames, Lori Loughlin, Michael Chiklis, Omar Epps, Rick & Andrea Schroder, Derek Luke, Eva La Rue, Holly Robinson Peete
WHEN: Thursday, Oct. 16, 2008
Press check-in: 5:15 p.m.
Fan/Celebrity arrivals: 6:00 p.m.
Film screening: 7:00 p.m.
WHERE: Galen Center
University of Southern California
Southeast corner of Jefferson Boulevard and Figueroa Street
in downtown Los Angeles
ABOUT THE MOVIE: Disney’s “High School Musical” phenomenon leaps onto the big screen in HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL 3: SENIOR YEAR, in which America’s favorite high school students (ZAC EFRON, VANESSA HUDGENS, ASHLEY TISDALE, LUCAS GRABEEL, CORBIN BLEU and MONIQUE COLEMAN) hit senior year. Amidst a basketball championship, prom and a big spring musical featuring all of the Wildcats, Troy and Gabriella vow to make every moment last as their lifelong college dreams put the future of their relationship in question. A crew of sophomore Wildcats (MATT PROKOP, JUSTIN MARTIN, JEMMA MCKENZIE-BROWN) joins in the fun as the film’s incredible new music and exciting dance numbers take maximum advantage of the big screen. Directed by Kenny Ortega from a screenplay written by Peter Barsocchini, the film opens in theaters Oct. 24.