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Troy Bolton's Dad Has Been Spotted by Some 'High School Musical' Fans - Watch!

Troy Bolton's Dad Has Been Spotted by Some 'High School Musical' Fans - Watch!

Troy Bolton’s dad has been spotted!

Bart Johnson – the actor who played Zac Efron‘s dad in the iconic High School Musical franchise – was spotted out for a run by a couple of fans recently.

A fan can be heard in the Instagram video yelling “Wait, please! It’s Troy Bolton’s dad!” before Bart runs over to them.

Bart then delivers the famous High School Musical line “What’s up Wildcats? Keep your head in the game!” before continuing on with his run.

Bart currently stars in Amazon’s Gortimer Gibbons and is married to Blake Lively‘s older sister Robyn who he shares three kids with.

Watch the fan interaction below!

HSM3's Young Troy Bolton Just Went To Prom & Is Going To College & Where Did The Time Go?

HSM3's Young Troy Bolton Just Went To Prom & Is Going To College & Where Did The Time Go?

For anyone who’s seen High School Musical 3 (we’re going to assume just about everyone reading this post has), you know that “The Boys Are Back” musical number was probably the best thing you’ve ever seen.

You probably even remember the mini-Troy Bolton and mini-Chad Danforth too — who are definitely all grown up!

Skyler Johnson actually played Zac Efron‘s younger self and actually just turned 19, and now he’s going off to college. Seriously — where.did.the.time.go?

Skyler also just reunited with HSM3 co-choreographer Chucky Klapow, too.

Yep, we’re all fossils!

BONUS: Skyler is actually dancer Jenna Johnson‘s younger brother!

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This 'High School Musical' Theory Might Be The Best Theory Yet

This 'High School Musical' Theory Might Be The Best Theory Yet

There are theories out there about everything — but this one about High School Musical might just blow them all away.

There’s another new theory, from Reddit obviously, saying that all three movies are actually one long musical that is separated into three acts.

Apparently, we’re watching a musical of the musical of the musical.

“Everything in the 3 movies is only a musical,” this theorist explained, which is coming to light nearly two years after they originally proposed it.

“This explains the perfectly choreographed dance sequences when they randomly sing songs, the ending scene, and the very fictitious story.”

They add, that “towards the end of High School Musical 3, we see the main cast walking towards the camera until they stand on a stage. Curtains fall behind them as they bow to the audience, and the series ends as more curtains close. While the saying of goodbyes can be dismissed as a gesture towards fans, I think it hints to the true story of the movie series.”

“The name of the series, however, is my most concrete point in this theory. It’s even partially canon that the movies never happened, and were only a, well, high school musical.”

Is your mind blown or even more confused yet? Kenny Ortega, can you please clear this up!

Ashley Tisdale & Lucas Grabeel Confess They Hated Each Other During 'High School Musical'!

Ashley Tisdale & Lucas Grabeel Confess They Hated Each Other During 'High School Musical'!

Ashley Tisdale and Lucas Grabeel recently reunited to to sing one of their iconic duets from High School Musical, AND we learned so much more about them.

Like the fact they actually hated each other while they were filming the first movie.

“All I remember is, we were not close. We were not good friends,” Ashley, who played sassy Sharpay, confessed, before laughing, “It’s been 10 years, we can totally talk about this. We hated each other.”

“Yeah, we didn’t get off on the best foot,” Lucas, who played Ryan, Sharpay’s twin brother, agreed.

By the time they got finished filming the movie, though, things had definitely changed.

“After we wrapped though, I’ve always had a love for you,” Ashley said to Lucas.

“I love you, too,” he admitted sweetly.

Aw! See the entire video — including their duet of “What I’ve Been Looking For” — right here.

Click inside to see vintage Ashley and Lucas…

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Ashley Tisdale And Lucas Grabeel Just Reunited For An AMAZING 'High School Musical' Duet

Ashley Tisdale And Lucas Grabeel Just Reunited For An AMAZING 'High School Musical' Duet

Ashley Tisdale updated her YouTube channel today to reveal a HUGE surprise for High School Musical fans.

The 31-year-old singer and actress, who recently took to Twitter to talk about her iconic character, Sharpay Evans, invited her old friend Lucas Grabeel (who played her twin brother Ryan Evans) to sing with her.

“It’s been 10 years since we sang this song” Lucas remembered as he and Ashley reminisced before singing a re-imagined version of “What I’ve Been Looking For.”

The track, originally belted by Sharpay and Ryan as an upbeat tune, got a makeover by the pair that sounded a bit more like Troy (aka Zac Efron) and Grabriella’s (aka Vanessa Hudgens) original cover.

“Hope you guys like the little changes that we made.” Lucas said, referencing the new rifts and harmonies in the song.

“Yeah,” Ashley added. “You know, we had to make it vibey and cool. We had to make it 2017.”

What do you think of this new take on the song? Check out the video below and let us know in the comments.

Ashley Tisdale & Lucas Grabeel’s High School Musical Reunion

Ashley Tisdale Agrees That Sharpay is Honestly a Victim in 'High School Musical'

Ashley Tisdale Agrees That Sharpay is Honestly a Victim in 'High School Musical'

Sharpay is always painted as the villain in the High School Musical franchise, but a new Twitter theory floats the idea that she’s been misunderstood all along, and Ashley Tisdale totally supports it!

In the Twitter rant, user @SHARPAYSAVICTIM (lol) details how Sharpay worked so hard her whole life to be an actress, and was often made fun of at the price of her art, only to have her role snatched away from her from amateur performers (Zac Efron & Vanessa Hudgens) who didn’t take the theater seriously. It’s a super plausible analysis, and definitely makes you reevaluate the entire series: read it here.

Ashley tweeted about the theory herself (discovered by Buzzfeed) and responded, “This is hilarious!”

She then expanded on it, joking about her character’s name.

“I personally think she was a victim from the start……. her parents named her Sharpay!”

Such a good point. We know Ashley connected with her character Sharpay, as she lovingly pointed out earlier this month with a series of throwback pictures where she took influence from her effervescent style.

What do you guys think? Is Sharpay a victim?

EXCLUSIVE: 'High School Musical' Director Kenny Ortega Talks Casting An Unknown For 'HSM4'

EXCLUSIVE: 'High School Musical' Director Kenny Ortega Talks Casting An Unknown For 'HSM4'

Kenny Ortega might not be directing the next installment of High School Musical, but he definitely has some pull when it comes to the franchise.

The famed director, who is also behind Descendants and Descendants 2, talked with JJJ on the red carpet at the 2017 Radio Disney Music Awards about casting an unknown actor for the flick.

“I would think that we’re just gonna go out there and find the greatest talent that we can,” Kenny told us.

He adds that they have to “be ready for it. Ready for the experience and have the fearless determination to do something great.”

ICYMI: Kevin Quinn, Bailee Madison and more other young stars are definitely interested.

Vanessa Hudgens Reveals Most Emotional Moment Of 'High School Musical' Franchise

Vanessa Hudgens Reveals Most Emotional Moment Of 'High School Musical' Franchise

This will hit you right in all the feels — Vanessa Hudgens is opening up about the most emotional moment from High School Musical.

The actress, who played Gabriella Montez in all three movies, revealed to HuffPo‘s newsletter The Tea (via) that the most emotional moment happened during the last movie.

“It was from High School Musical 3: Senior Year. It was the last moment of the movie where we were all at graduation,” she says. “We turn around and lift our hands up and the curtain closes. It was just so symbolic.”

Vanessa adds, “We were all so emotional and we couldn’t stop hugging each other. It was just such a beautiful moment.”

BRB, going to have an HSM sing-along marathon now.

Pictured inside: Vanessa relaxing with her iced drink from Alfred Coffee and chatting with her friend on Wednesday (April 26) in Los Angeles.

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