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Graceland's Aaron Tveit to Play Danny Zuko in Fox's 'Grease' Live Musical!

Graceland's Aaron Tveit to Play Danny Zuko in Fox's 'Grease' Live Musical!

Graceland‘s Aaron Tveit has just signed on to play the iconic role of Danny Zuko in Fox’s Grease: Live!

“I’m thrilled and honored to be joining this incredibly talented team of actors in re-imagining this classic and beloved musical,” the 31-year-old actor and Broadway star told EW. “Playing Danny Zuko is a dream role and I can’t wait to be a part of all the fun that comes along with performing live on television.”

In addition, Carlos PenaVega (Big Time Rush) has been cast to play Kenickie in the live television event.

If you didn’t know, the role of Danny Zuko was originally played by John Travolta in the 1978 movie.

The TV event, which also stars Julianne Hough and Vanessa Hudgens, will air on January 31, 2016.

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