Amazing news! Derek Hough will be starring in the upcoming NBC musical Hairspray Live!
The DWTS pro will play the role of Corny Collins.
NBC also announced that comedian Martin Short has joined the production as well.
“We welcome Marty to the network in May in his new variety show with Maya Rudolph and we think he will be the perfect long-term companion to Harvey’s Edna,” Robert Greenblatt, chairman of NBC Entertainment, said in a statement (via The Wrap). “And hands-down the best dancer on television and one of the best in the entertainment business, Derek Hough, will be perfect in the role of Corny Collins, the cocky song-and-dance-man who hosts the TV show every teenager in Baltimore wants to be on.”
Jennifer Hudson and Harvey Fierstein are also involved in the live musical.
Tyler Blackburn enjoys some french fries while at the Bootsy Bellows Pool Party during the 2016 Coachella Music Festival on Saturday (April 16) in Palm Springs, Calif.
The 36-year-old actor was joined at the party by Ashley Benson, Aaron Paul, Derek Hough, Amber Rose, Scott Eastwood, Jesse Metcalfe and Tyler Blackburn.
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The afternoon event featured a performance by Post Malone and plenty of McDonalds fries for everyone in attendance!
“Poolside with @mcdonalds french fries is the only way to go,” Aaron wrote on his Instagram after the event.
FYI: Ashley is wearing an Established Jewelry necklace and a Donatienne bag.
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Derek Hough and Tom Felton make their way through the crowds of people while checking out the Neon Carnival event during the 2016 Coachella Music Festival on Saturday night (April 16) in Thermal, Calif.
Also in attendance at the event were Brooklyn Beckham and Patrick Schwarzenegger, who brought his girlfriend Abby Champion.
Brooklyn was seen attending the ZOEasis party presented by The Zoe Report and Guess earlier in the day in Palm Springs.
“Punks stay together like studs to leather,” Derek captioned an Instagram photo with his friends on Friday.
Julianne Hough shows a little skin while donning workout gear while taking a walk on Monday afternoon (April 4) in Los Angeles.
The 27-year-old DWTS champion and a male friend were headed to a pop up shop for The Martone Cycling Company.
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Julianne‘s brother Derek recently revealed what he is thinking of getting her as a present for her wedding to Brooks Laich.
“The Ninja blender!” he told People.
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Matthew Daddario shows off his charming smile as he arrives at the 2016 GLAAD Media Awards held at the Beverly Hilton on Saturday night (April 2) in Beverly Hills, Calif.
The 28-year-old Shadowhunters star attended with his co-star Harry Shum, Jr., Faking It’s Michael J. Willett and Derek Hough.
Reality star Jazz Jennings was also honored at the event with the Outstanding Reality Program for I am Jazz, along with I Am Cait.
The 27th Annual GLAAD Media Awards will air on Logo on Monday, April 4th at 10PM ET/PT.
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Kat Graham busts a move with Derek Hough backstage at the 2016 iHeartRadio Music Awards held at The Forum on Sunday (April 3) in Inglewood, Calif.
The 26-year-old singer and actress switched up her red carpet look and hit the stage during the award show with Derek to present an award.
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Just the night before, Kat glammed up in gold for the 2016 GLAAD Awards.
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Bethany Mota hits the red carpet in a cool black dress at the 2016 iHeartRadio Music Awards held at The Forum on Sunday (April 3) in Inglewood, Calif.
The 20-year-old social star met up with former Dancing With The Stars partner Derek Hough at the event, along with his sister and former judge, Julianne.
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Bethany also just announced her final collection with Aeropostale.
“It’s my last collection with @aeropostale ???? hope you guys love everything! I’ve had such an incredible time designing all of the past collections with aero,” she wrote on Instagram. “Thank you all for supporting this line & thanks aero for being such a great partner! Get excited for new fun things to come ???????? you an check out the collection right now in stores and online!”
FYI: Julianne is wearing a Jill Stuart dress, Casadei shoes, an Edie Parker clutch, and jewelry by Zoe Chicco and EF Collection. Derek is wearing a Ted Baker London blazer and J Brand jeans.
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Zendaya and Troye Sivan pose for a selfie on stage at the 2016 GLAAD Media Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Saturday (April 2) in Beverly Hills, Calif.
The 19-year-old actress and 20-year-old “Youth” singer presented an award together at the event.
Zendaya and Troye were joined at the ceremony by dancer Derek Hough and activist Jazz Jennings.
Troye was also honored with the Outstanding Music Artist award, and tweeted after the event, “I just won Outstanding Music Artist at the @glaad awards and could not be prouder. Thank you thank you thank you.”
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