Here’s what we know about this Disney fan and his new role in this Disney+ original mockumentary.
‘High School Musical: The Musical: The Series’ introduced fans to theater-loving characters
It’s a show within a show. High School Musical: The Musical: The Series introduced viewers to students at East High School. That includes one new student named Gina with some insane dancing and singing skills.
Although she didn’t plan to stay long at East High, she found a family in the theater department. Viewers met another family member of this character during season 2 of the Disney+ original series.
Fisher appeared in this mockumentary as Gina’s (Sofia Wylie) older brother named Jamie Porter. This character supported Gina in her production, even if he had a job opportunity waiting for him elsewhere.
Jordan Fisher appeared in season 2 of ‘High School Musical: The Musical: The Series’
This actor only had a small role in this original series, appearing only in season 2 of the Disney+ original. This appearance became a wish of many fans, as well as the actor himself, in 2020.
“Started with a Twitter interaction,” Fisher captioned his Instagram post, announcing this new role. “Words can’t express how much I love this show, but mostly this unbelievably talented CAST. Excited for you guys to meet Jamie.”
The tweet this actor was referring to was posted during 2020, stating, “honestly, I just wanna sing Start of Something New with @Olivia_Rodrigo AND @joshuatbassett” As a result, some fans stated that he manifested his cameo in the Disney+ original series.
Jordan Fisher appeared in several other Disney-related projects
Prior to his High School Musical: The Musical: The Series cameo, Fisher acted in Disney Channel films, including Teen Beach Movie and Teen Beach 2. He appeared on songs like “That’s How We Do” and “Gotta Be Me,” dancing alongside Ross Lynch and Maia Mitchell.
In 2018, Fisher covered “You’ve Got a Friend In Me” from Toy Story with Olivia Holt. This artist appears on a version of “You’re Welcome” from the Disney animated movie Moana, partnering with Lin-Manuel Miranda for the remix.
Fisher is also one of the artists behind “Happily Ever After,” the theme song of Walt Disney World’s nighttime spectacular in Magic Kingdom. The full version of this song, available for streaming on Spotify, earned over 10 million plays from Disney fans.
Episodes of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series are available for streaming exclusively on Disney+. To learn more about this subscription service, visit their website.