The male powering High School Musical is again with a new teen series complete with a catchy soundtrack. Kenny Ortega, who released the planet to Troy and Gabriella in Disney‘s 2006 smash hit film, is back again in motion with a new Netflix collection. The platform unveiled a first glimpse at Julie and the Phantoms nowadays, introducing the forged of Ortega’s new musical comedy.
Julie and the Phantoms, which is primarily based on a Brazilian collection, follows Julie, a significant school university student who stopped earning new music right after the demise of her mom. Enter the ghosts of three 90s heartthrob musicians: Luke, Reggie and Alex. When the three spirits, who all died in 1995, seem in the previous studio Julie’s mom made use of to file in, she commences to rediscover her like for singing and songwriting. Alongside one another, the ghosts and Julie type a new band, Julie and the Phantoms.
In today’s promo released by Netflix, we get a guiding-the-scenes glance at the casting method. Madison Reyes, who performs Julie, simply cannot include her joy after mastering she secured the guide purpose. “I did it, mama,” she exclaims in a phone call to her mom.
The collection also stars Charlie Gillespie (Luke), Jeremy Shada (Reggie), Owen Patrick Joyner (Alex). Ortega was set on casting a Latinx actor to participate in Julie, and fashioned a loved ones around her character, casting Carlos Ponce as her father and Sonny Bustamante as her brother. Twilight actor Booboo Stewart also signed on to the undertaking to enjoy skater boy Willie.
“I desired this to be a Latina family members, and I also wished a Julie ‘from the block’ — a younger lady that was relatable, that other youthful women could relate to,” Ortega told Leisure Tonight. “There was a moment in which we puzzled if we could genuinely ‘find what Kenny was searching for.’”
Julie and The Phantoms arrives to Netflix Sept. 10. Observe the full teaser for the collection in the movie higher than.