High School Musical: The Musical: The Series has just gained a Dancing with the Stars champion as Derek Hough will being joining the cast of season two of the hit series for Disney+.
According to Deadline, Hough will play Zack, Miss Jenn’s ex-boyfriend. The high school drama teacher. will come up against her ex when he returns to Salt Lake City to reach drama at East High’s biggest rival: North High.
The first season of the smash-hit mockumentary has series, created and executive produced by Broadway scribe Tim Federle, chronicled the students of East High (which the film is based on) as they put on their first production of High School Musical in the school’s history. With their fall production being a massive success, season two will see the students tackling Beauty and the Beast for their Fall production.
The series stars Joshua Bassett as Ricky and Olivia Rodrigo and Nini, best friends turned couple turned exes turned co-stars [spoiler alert] turned couple again. The series also stars regulars Matt Cornett, Sofia Wylie, Larry Saperstein, Julia Lester, Dara Renee’, Frankie A. Rodriguez, Joe Serafini, and Mark St. Cyr.
High School Musical: The Musical: The Series and the three original Disney Channel Original movies are available to stream on Disney+.