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Aaron Tveit will be returning to his stage roots this winter.

The Graceland star has been tapped to play Danny Zuko in Grease: Live, which will air on Fox on Sunday, Jan. 31.

"I'm thrilled and honored to be joining this incredibly talented team of actors in reimagining this classic and beloved musical," Tveit said in a statement. "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 live on television."

In addition, Carlos PenaVega (Big Time Rush) has been cast as Danny's BFF Kenickie. They join Julianne Hough as Sandy and Vanessa Hudgens as Rizzo.

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Tveit's Broadway credits include Catch Me If You Can and Next to Normal. He also starred in the 2012 film adaptation of Les Miserables.

Grease: Live will air live at 7 p.m. ET on Sunday, Jan. 31 on Fox. Do you think Aaron Tveit will make a good Danny?

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