High School Musical 4 is COMING! New roles and who should play em


So High School Musical 4 is happening and even though fans were initially disappointed to hear that original cast members would not be reprising their roles as our fave high-schoolers, we are still going to get a big bunch of new faces. 

While Zac Efron, Ashley Tisdale and Vanessa Hudgen will forever remain in our HSM hearts, we must say we were definitely excited to hear of the new characters. 

Though the parts will inevitably be given to some up and coming faces just like the original cast, we can still have some dreams about who we would just love to see take on the roles:


"Erin is a badass soccer player who strives for excellence—and the only girl on the boys' team," reads the character description according to E! News. 

"She starts falling for the bad boy from the wrong side of the tracks, but isn't sure whether to follow her heart."

We think Chloe Grace Moretz would be the perfect fit for this part as she became known for taking on tough, female roles in her first few years in the limelight. 

Playing a badass superhero in Kick Ass to a blood-sucking vampire in Let Me In, she would have no problem taking on this lead role. 


"Derek is the aforementioned bad boy who falls for Erin, is tough on the surface but a soft-hearted family guy at his core. He's an excellent soccer player and incredible dancer who teaches dance classes to little girls at his family's studio."

If only this was happening ten years ago because you know this role was made for Channing Tatum. 

However, we reckon Dylan O' Brien could fill his and Zac's very big shoes. Dylan is perhaps best known for playing gritty characters in teen dramas including the Maze Runner and MTV's Teen Wolf. 

He is also a drummer so he would definitely have the rhythm to play Derek. 


"Campbell is Troy Bolton 2.0—super hot soccer captain and theatre star who also happens to be Sharpay and Ryan Evans' cousin. He decides that he wants to date Erin, and isn't too happy when she wants to be with Derek instead."

This role needs someone who can play flamboyant yet masculine so obviously the part, in our minds, should go to British actor, Freddie Highmore. 

Having played a young Norman Bates in Bates Motel as well as Emma Roberts' awkward love interest in the Art of Getting By, this is one actor who relishes a challenge. 


"Nathalie is East High's biggest fan, a loyal, outgoing cheerleader and big-hearted BFF to Erin."

Hmm, there doesn't sound like there is much going on with this role though we reckon Ariel Winter could make it a bit more fun. 

Known for her stint on Modern Family, we think Ariel would flourish in another teen role. 


"Tamara is East High's former queen bee, a cheer squad member attempting to climb back up the social ladder and reclaim all the attention for herself."

Tamara is clearly a diva and we know Zendaya could bring a lot of spunk to this part. 

The 19-year-old is notorious for bringing a lot of attitude to her roles and her wardrobe so we reckon this character would be a walk in the park for her. 


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