The star-studded cast of ABC’s Dancing With The Stars has been revealed.
Singers, celebrities and award-winning athletes will take to the stage and screen for season 27 of the hit competition show, which is set to air on Monday, Sept. 24.
The Bachelorette star ‘Grocery Store Joe’ Amabile is confirmed to compete alongside partner Jenna Johnson, with Olympic gold medalist Mary Lou Retton and Duke’s of Hazzard star John Schneider also dancing for the coveted mirror ball trophy, according to US Weekly.¬†
Dance! The Bachelorette star ‘Grocery Store Joe’ Amabile is confirmed to compete alongside partner Jenna Johnson, with Olympic gold medalist Mary Lou Retton and Duke’s of Hazzard star John Schneider also dancing for the coveted mirror ball trophy, according to US Weekly
Milo Manheim of Disney TV fame is also on the roster, and is the youngest contestant to compete on the show at just 17-years-old.
The announcement was made on Tuesday morning on Good Morning America. The teen was on the show with his new partner Witney Carson, 24.
Manheim has worked on the Disney Channel original movie Zombies and told Michael Strahan that getting into dancing shape has been tough.
Ready to rock: Olympian Mary Lou Retton will compete for the coveted title
Racer’s ready: The Duke’s of Hazzard actor John Schneider will face the music and compete with Emma Slater
‘Once we started getting going, it was nothing like I ever imagined,’ he said of training with Carson. ‘It’s so much more difficult than I thought it would be.
‘I’ll be dancing with her and thinking I’m doing a really good job, and then I’ll look back at the video and I just look terrible,’ he added with a laugh.
But Carson added he has ‘a lot of potential.’
‘I’m really excited,’ she said. ‘This is my tenth season on the show and that’s a lucky number for me. He’s got the personality, he’s got some rhythm and that’s all we really need.’
Milo Manheim of Disney TV fame is also on the roster, and is the youngest contestant to compete on the show at just 17-years-old with professional dancer Witney Carson
‘Once we started getting going, it was nothing like I ever imagined,’ Milo said of training with Carson
Golden:¬†Tinashe, 25, is best known for her song 2 On as well as her role on Two and a Half Men, and will dance with Brandon Armstrong
‘We have so much fun,’ added Manheim. ‘I look forward to it every day. ‚Ä¶ But she is tough.’¬†¬†
Earlier this week, Us Weekly claimed that¬†Tinashe and Evanna Lynch will be doing the waltz on Dancing With The Stars.
Tinashe, 25, is best known for her song 2 On as well as her role on Two and a Half Men. She also dated Kendall Jenner’s ex Ben Simmons.¬†Lynch played Luna Lovegood in the Harry Potter film franchise.
Moves: Evanna Lynch is partnered with Keo Motsepe for season 27
Athletic: Former professional football superstar DeMarcus Ware will compete for the trophy alongside Lindsay Arnold
The 27-year-old appeared in the last four films in the series: Harry Potter and the Order of Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 and Part 2.¬†
This comes after eighties TV queen Nancy McKeon, 52, was announced as a new member on Wednesday’s episode of¬†Good Morning America.¬†
The Facts Of Life star will be working with¬†pro dancer Val Chmerkovskiy, who has helped¬†Rumer Willis (Season 20) and Laurie Hernandez (Season 23) to victory.
Regular: Emma Slater will mark her 10th season as a professional as she dances alongside John Schneider during season 27
Back at it: Professional dancer Val Chmerkovskiy will work with Facts of Life star Nancy McKeon
Glitzy: Fuller House star Juan Pablo DiPace battles it out with pro Cheryl Burke
‘He is the most amazing partner. [He has] more patience than anybody I know and I’m so lucky,’ she said on GMA about Val.¬†
‘We’re only on day three, so he’s saving a few things to come at me I think, but [he’s] tough in a good way. Making sure that I have what I need to maybe keep up with him. I’m not certain it’s all going to come together, but we’re going to try.’¬†
The Duke’s of Hazzard actor John Schneider will face the music and compete with Emma Slater.
Radio DJ Bobby Bones will be competing alongside Sharna Burgess, while Fuller House star Juan Pablo DiPace battles it out with pro Cheryl Burke.
Music maker:¬†Radio DJ Bobby Bones will be competing alongside Sharna Burgess
Funny gal: Nikki Glaser is teamed up with professional dancer Gleb Savchenko
Lindsay Arnold will compete with retired NFL superstar DeMarcus Ware, and Artem Chigvintsev is set to dance with Paralympic adaptive skier Danelle Umstead.¬†
The professional dancers for season 27 are¬†Emma Slater, Lindsay Arnold, Witney Carson, Sasha Farber, Gleb Savchenko, Artem Chigvintsev, Sharna Burgess, Cheryl Burke, Keo Motsepe and Alan Bersten will be paired with amateur dancers.
Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Peta Murgatroyd won’t be competing alongside Val this season. Brandon Armstrong is the only addition to the Dancing With The Stars cast who’s never stepped foot in the ballroom before.
Len Goodman, Carrie Ann Inaba and Bruno Tonioli will judge.¬†
Perfect pair:¬†Artem Chigvintsev is set to dance with Paralympic adaptive skier Danelle Umstead
Award-winner: Lindsay Arnold, who won the mirrorball trophy with actor Jordan Fisher during season 25, is set to compete with DeMarcus Ware
New gig: DeMarcus Ware, who has been retired from professional football for more than one year, is ready to wear some dancing shoes