Despite reports that Vanessa Hudgens was dropped by Disney, the 18-year-old has signed a contract to appear again as Gabriella Montaz in âHigh School Musical 3.â Ashley Tisdale has also agreed to return for the third installment of the hit Disney movie. Since Hudgensâ nude photo scandal earlier this year the R&B singer/actress was said to be dropped by Disney. Disney maintained that they supported Hudgens despite the scandal. Hudgensâ co-star and boyfriend Zac Efron is still in negotiations. Hudgens and Tisdale reportedly received a âsubstantial increase in payâ in their agreement.