Derek Hough, World of Dance judge and six-time Dancing With the Stars champ, is joining the cast of Season 2 of Disney+’s High School Musical: The Musical: The Series in a recurring role.
According to Deadline, Hough will play Miss Jenn’s (Kate Reinders) ex-boyfriend, Zack, a charming but sneaky actor who returns to Salt Lake to teach drama at East High’s biggest rival, North High.
Inspired by the pop culture sensation High School Musical, the series was created and is executive produced by Tim Federle, a screenwriter, novelist, librettist and self-described “musical theatre kid” whose credits include the Golden Globe® and Academy Award®-nominated Ferdinand.
High School Musical: The Musical: The Series stars Olivia Rodrigo, Joshua Bassett, Matt Cornett, Sofia Wylie, Larry Saperstein, Julia Lester, Dara Renee’, Frankie A. Rodriguez, Mark St. Cyr and Kate Reinders.
Season 1 of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series is available to stream now on Disney+.