Walt Disney Pictures announced today that it will debut the highly anticipated trailer and first look footage of High School Musical 3: Senior Year globally on Disney Channels Worldwide this coming July 13th. It will then be followed by a worldwide online launch July 14th at 12:01 a.m. (East Coast time).

Disney President Mark Zoradi stated, "We're paying homage to the fans by debuting our first look on the very network that launched the franchise. High School Musical is a worldwide phenomenon and as such, it is important to pursue a nearly simultaneous launch of the first look to fans everywhere, employing our online venue, Disney.com, as well as our international Disney Channels and Jetix platforms."

The trailer will debut in the United States on July 13th at 7:55 p.m. (East Coast Time) on The Disney Channel. Then, first look footage will preced an encore showing of the Disney Channel Original movie Camp Rock that same day.

B. Alan Orange