This news is giving us some major E*MO*TION. Carly Rae Jepsen will follow-up the release of her critically acclaimed new album by taking on the roel of Frenchy in Fox’s Grease: Live, the network announced Wednesday.
Joining the Grammy-nominated singer will be You’re the Worst’s Kether Donohue as Pink Lady Jan and Spare Part’s David Del Rio as T-Bird Putzie. Julianne Hough and Aaron Tveit will star in the live production as Sandy and Danny. Rounding out the cast is Vanessa Hudgens as Rizzo, Carlos PenaVegas as Kenickie, and Keke Palmer as Marty Maraschino (like the cherry).
To celebrate Grease: Live, Jessie J will also kick off the broadcast with a live performance of “Grease (Is the Word)."
Grease: Live will air Sunday, January 31 at 7pm on Fox.