Fox Casts ‘Graceland’ Star Aaron Tveit As Danny Zuko In ‘Grease: Live’

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Fox’s upcoming Grease: Live has officially found its Danny Zuko in actor Aaron Tveit!

Tveit, who can currently be seen on USA’s Graceland, will star opposite Julianne Hough ‘s Sandy and Vanessa Hudgens‘ Rizzo in the upcoming adaption of the iconic musical.

In a statement released by Fox announcing the casting, Tveit said, “I’m thrilled and honored to be joining this incredibly talented team of actors in re-imagining this classic and beloved musical. 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 on live television.”

Television aside, Tveit also boasts some impressive stage credits. The actor has appeared in a number of Broadway shows, including Wicked, Next To Normal, and Catch Me If You Can. With a resume like that, something tells us he’s definitely got what it takes to fill John Travolta’s shoes as the next Danny Zuko!

Fox’s Grease: Live is set to air on Jan. 31, 2016.

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