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    Red-Carpet DVD Premiere Benefiting Teen Impact Program at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles


    BURBANK, Calif., Nov. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WHO: Zac Efron (Troy), Vanessa Hudgens (Gabriella), Ashley Tisdale (Sharpay), Corbin Bleu (Chad), and Monique Coleman (Taylor), along with Kaycee Stroh (Martha), Olesya Rulin (Kelsi), Chris Warren Jr. (Zeke), and Ryne Sanborn (Jason). Other Disney Channel stars in attendance include Adrienne Bailon and Kiely Williams (The Cheetah Girls), Jason Earles and Moises Arias (TV's Hannah Montana), Jake T. Austin and David Henrie (Wizards of Waverly Place), Meaghan Martin and Ana Maria Perez (of the upcoming Camp Rock)

    WHAT: High School Musical 2: Extended Edition DVD will be screened at a gala, red-carpet benefit for the Teen Impact program at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles honoring Rich Ross, President of Disney Channel, Worldwide, at the historic El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood.

    WHEN: Monday, November 19 4:00 pm - Press Check-In
                 5:00 pm - Red carpet arrivals at the El Capitan Theatre
                 6:00 pm - Screening of High School Musical 2

    WHERE: The El Capitan Theatre
                   6838 Hollywood Boulevard,
                   Hollywood, CA

    TICKET INFO: For tickets and information please contact Levy, Pazanti & Associates, (310) 201-5033.

    PRESS CONTACTS: Stacey Johnes Broadcast press 323/469-0855

    Karen Penhale Print / Photographers 818/260-0777


    About the High School Musical 2: Extended Edition DVD

    High School Musical 2, the most highly anticipated sequel of the year, comes to DVD and Blu-ray(TM) High-Def in an extended edition on December 11, 2007 from Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment. There's a special bonus musical scene available only on DVD and Blu-ray(TM) High-Def, seamlessly integrated into the film, in which audiences can finally see the musical number Troy and Sharpay rehearse in the film but never perform. The scene features Sharpay playing the Pineapple Princess looking for her Fresh Fish Prince in the lavish Polynesian fantasy "Humuhumunukunukua'pua'a", in which Sharpay goes all out to win Troy- and the Star Dazzle Award at the Midsummer Night's Talent Show. The number is complete with a hip hop ode to Mighty Mount Fufu. High School Musical 2 pops with more of the infectious music, high energy dancing and exuberant young cast that created worldwide High School Musical-mania, and brings back Troy, Gabriella, Sharpay and the entire Wildcat gang in another spectacular must-own musical experience! High School Musical 2: Extended Edition is packed with bonus material including music videos and sing-along and karaoke features!

    About Teen Impact Program at Children's Hospital Los Angeles

    Established in 1988, Teen Impact provides unique services to children and teens, including group and individual psychotherapy, three-day retreats and adventure therapy trips, plus special activities year-round. The mission of Teen Impact is to improve the quality of life for preteens, adolescents and young adults with cancer and blood diseases by providing peer-based group interventions within a safe and therapeutic milieu.

    About Disney Worldwide Outreach

    The Walt Disney Company has a long history of brightening the lives of children in need through global outreach programs, local community initiatives and the Disney VoluntEARS program. Last year, Disney donated $177 million in cash and in-kind support to various charities around the world. Since October 2006, Disney has committed over $16 million specifically to children's hospitals across the U.S., including a $5 million donation to Children's Hospital Los Angeles towards the construction of a new hospital building, slated to open in 2009. Disney Imagineers designed the Children's Hospital Los Angeles' main lobby and Disney regularly provides DVDs, toys, blankets and visits from Disney Characters to children's hospitals worldwide.

    Source: Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment

    CONTACT: Stacey Johnes, +1-323-469-0855,; or Karen Penhale, +1-818-260-0777,, both for Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment

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