The Online Network announced today that actor and musician, Corbin Bleu, best known for this role “Chad Danforth” in the popular Disney film franchise, High School Musical, will join the cast of the beloved serial drama One Life to Live, set to debut on Monday, April 29.
Bleu will join the series as Jeffrey King, friend of Matthew Buchanan (Robert Gorrie) and Danielle Manning (Kelley Missal), a brilliant young reporter who moves to Llanview to work for publisher, Victoria Lord (Erica Slezak) at Llanview’s newspaper, The Banner.
Cordin tweeted the news of his new journey to Llanview, relating: “I’m very excited about joining the One Life to Live family and beginning a new chapter in the shows long history. I can’t wait to meet the entire talented cast and crew begin filming @onelifetolive“ Bleu starred in the Emmy-award winning Disney Channel Original Movie High School Musical and its sequel, High School Musical 2 alongside Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens, and Ashley Tisdale. Bleu then reprised his role as ‘Chad’ in High School Musical 3: Senior Year on the big screen.
“We are absolutely thrilled to have Corbin Bleu join the remarkable cast of One Life to Live. Corbin is multi-talented and we look forward to seeing this dynamic character unfold,” said Jeff Kwatinetz, Chairman and CEO of Prospect Park.
Bleu can next be seen in Nurse 3-D which will be released by Lionsgate Films later this year, and has numerous motion picture, television and stage roles to his impressive resume!
So One Lifers, are you looking forward to seeing Cordin Bleu mix it up in Llanview? Let us know what you think of the casting decision for Bleu to play Jeffrey King?