September’s about to be a blast as High School Musical creator, Kenny Ortega, has come up with yet another banger of a teenage-musical in Julie and the Phantoms. Now, you may be expecting the likes of Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens––but Ortega has something up his sleeve. With new and young talents to the table, who knows what to expect from the new series? Here’s everything you need to know about another Ortega classic!
Julie and the Phantoms is an upcoming Netflix Original teen musical-drama series by Kenny Ortega. The new series will be inspired by the Brazilian series titled Julie e os Fantasmas. This series will mark one of the many projects and Netflix Originals between Ortega and the streaming giant after signing a multi-year deal with the creator.
Despite it being a lot of genres, Netflix has given you an easier time in finding it the library of young-teen dramas, sitcoms, and of course, musicals. It has also been confirmed that the first season of the musical drama will be premiering on the streaming giant on the 10th of September, 2020 with all nine episodes available to stream upon its release!
Julie and the Phantoms will revolve around high schooler Julie who has, unfortunately, lost all of her passion and pride for music. However, when the ghosts of a teenage boy-band resurrected from the dead after 25 years, her love for music has come back to life as well. As they help each other embark on this journey, not only does Julie re-embark on her passion, but so has the boy band’s dreams of making it into the top.
Starring in the show are Madison Reyes, a fresh artist for the lead role Julie, Charlie Gillespie as Luke, Owen Joyner as Alex, Jeremy Shada as Reggie, Jadah Marie as Flynn, Savannah Lee May as Carrie, Marci T. House as Mrs. Harrison, and Cheyenne Jackson as Caleb Covington.