The day has finally arrived! High School Musical 3: Senior Year opens in theaters across America today. It's hard to believe but the tween juggernaut that is High School Musical only premiered two years ago as a Disney Channel original movie. The first HSM was a huge and fast hit with Disney's audience and propelled it's then, relatively unknown cast including Zac Effron, Vanessa Anne Hudgens, and Ashley Tisdale into tweeny-bopper stardom.
The original was followed up the following year on the Disney Channel with High School Musical 2, which reunited the cast in a summer vacation plot. Once again singing, dancing, and working together took center stage as the kids focused on the summer talent show.
Today marks the first theatrical release for the HSM franchise with HSM 3: Senior Year premiering to stellar advanced sales around the world. It's the final year of High School for the gang and the latest movie will show the kids dealing with issues such as college, saying good bye, and, of course, the prom!
High School Musical 3: Senior Year opens today (October 24) in theaters everywhere.