(David Gordon’s article appeared on Theatermania, 7/9; via Pam Green.)
Broadway vet Aaron Tveit (Catch Me If You Can) will star as Danny Zuko in the upcoming live TV version of the musical Grease. Carlos PenaVega (Big Time Rush) will costar as Kenickie.
Tveit and PenaVega join the prevously announced Vanessa Hudgens (Gigi) as Betty Rizzo, Julianne Hough (Footloose) as Sandy, and Keke Palmer (Cinderella) as Marty. Further casting will be revealed in the months leading up to the July 31, 2016 broadcast.