Joshua Bassett (Stuck in the Middle) has nabbed the lead in Disney’s direct-to-consumer streamer series High School Musical: The Musical.
Bassett will play Ricky, a cynical but charming high school junior who launches a bold plan to win back his ex-girlfriend Nini – by auditioning to star opposite her in the school’s production of High School Musical.
Return to San Fransokyo when Disney Channel’s Big Hero 6: The Series premieres with back-to-back episodes on both Saturday, June 9th and Sunday June 10th (9am/8C both mornings).
Playing their roles from the film are: Scott Adsit (Baymax), Ryan Potter (Hiro), Maya Rudolph (Aunt Cass), Jamie Chung (Go Go), Alan Tudyk (Alistair Krei), Genesis Rodriguez (Honey Lemon), David Shaughnessy (Heathcliff) and Stan Lee (Fred’s Dad).
Brooks Wheelan joins the cast as Fred and Khary Payton will voice Wasabi.
Guest casting includes: Christy Carlson Romano, Gordon Ramsay, Alton Brown, John Michael Higgins and Daniel Henney.
Disney Channel has ordered two original animated series – Amphibia, from Annie Award-winning director Matt Braly (Disney’s Gravity Falls), and The Owl House, from Dana Terrace, one of Variety’s 10 Animators to Watch.
The Network has also renewed Star vs. The Forces of Evil for a fourth season.