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Julianne Hough and Vanessa Hudgens Will Star in ‘Grease’ Live Musical

Julianne Hough and Vanessa Hudgens Will Star in ‘Grease’ Live Musical

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Vanessa Hudgens and Julianne Hough are set to show off their vocal skills in a planned live TV production of Grease.

The High School Musical star will embrace her inner bad girl to play Rizzo, previously portrayed onscreen by Stockard Channing, while Footloose actress Hough has been cast as Sandy, the character made famous in the 1978 movie musical by Olivia Newton-John.

Further casting details have yet to be announced.

Grease: Live is due to air on Fox in January, 2016.

The project will be the latest musical to air live after Allison Williams and Christopher Walken tackled Peter Pan Live! last month and Carrie Underwood starred in The Sound of Music Live! in 2013.

Hudgens is currently putting her vocals to the test in new stage show Gigi, which is set to hit the Broadway stage for previews in March.

Let us know your thoughts on the casting, as well as the continuation of this live TV musical trend, below!

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Jasmine Alyce Jasmine is the Associate Editor/Reporter for FanBolt. She’s been obsessed with pop culture and entertainment news since the olden days of MTV’s ‘TRL’ and graduated in 2009 with her BA in Journalism. She’s a huge horror and sci-fi/fantasy fan and her favorite shows include: American Horror Story, Game of Thrones, Pretty Little Liars, Doctor Who, Bates Motel, Once Upon A Time and Scandal, to name a few.

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