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    The New "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series" Trailer Is Out — Here Are 13 Things We Know About Season 2 So Far

    I am so ready for this.

    The trailer for Season 2 of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series dropped today (!!!!), and it already looks amazing.

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    Here's everything we know about Season 2 so far:

    1. Season 2 begins around the holidays, right before spring semester starts, and all of our favorite Wildcats are back.

    The cast standing around a piano
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    2. Derek Hough is guest-starring as Zack, Ms. Jenn's ex-boyfriend and North High's new drama teacher.

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    North High is East High's biggest rival, and Zack shares that they're doing The Little Mermaid for the spring musical.

    3. East High will compete against North High in the Alan Menken Awards for Excellence in High School Musical Theater.

    Derek saying, "We're going for gold. Good luck with your show, I head "High School Musical" was...adorable"
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    North High is apparently very, very good — they have their own dance studio.

    4. East High will not be doing High School Musical 2 for their spring musical.

    An X drawn over the a pool scene from High School Musical
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    5. Instead, they'll be doing Beauty and the Beast.

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    Because Alan Menken is the composer, obviously.

    6. Nini is definitely leaving East High and going to the Youth Actors Conservatory.

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    7. Nini and Ricky are still together too, but they'll be trying a long-distance relationship while Nini is at her conservatory.

    Nini and Ricky hugging
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    8. Nini is also having some doubts about leaving East High and all her friends.

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    9. Olivia Rose Keegan will play a mean girl named Lily who tries to get between Ricky and Nini's relationship.

    Lily saying, "It sounds like your girlfriend wants some space. Let me know if you're looking for one who doesn't"
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    10. On the bright side, Big Red and Ashlyn seem to be very much together.

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    11. Carlos has been cast as Lumiere in Beauty and the Beast.

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    12. Roman Banks, Andrew Barth Feldman, and Asher Angel will also be joining the cast.

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    13. Finally, there'll be a bunch of new music and performances, of course.

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    Be sure to stream Season 2 of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series when it premieres on Disney+ May 14.

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