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Before ABC officially unveils Dancing with the Stars' Season 7 cast on Aug. 25, we offer our last-minute suggestions to fill each time-proven "category" of celeb....
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The Big, Lumbering Athlete His acting career never took off (we're looking at you, Kazaam), but Shaquille O'Neal is a born entertainer. It's time that The Diesel/Shaq Fu/Superman earn a new nickname: "Twinkle Toes."
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The Female Athlete With the intense concentration and coordination that is required to pilot a steel missile at hundreds of miles per hour, who better to than IndyCar Series racer Danica Patrick to show us what "grace under pressure" really looks like
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The Male Athlete (Standard-Sized)Disgraced MLB-er Jose Canseco is big enough, even medium-sized, to prove that he don't need no stinkin' anabolic steroids to shine in this unlikely athletic pursuit.
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The Female Hottie Charisma Carpenter slays us with her beauty, but the former Buffy star is more than just a vamp. She's an avid fitness enthusiast, and counts among her skills rollerblading, horseback-riding and rock-climbing. So c'mon, DWTS, go Greek!
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The Male Hottie Hear us out: Let's test Spencer Pratt's healthy sense of self-worth with a paid appearance that at the very least will yield a picture of him in a sequined tuxedo, but also could discover a secret talent for the Hills star.
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The Soap Star The Bold and the Beautiful's Heather Tom knows that a little melodrama goes a long way. We just know that her "tango face" would kill, and her background as a former dancer with the Seattle Pacific Ballet will certainly come in handy.
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The Recording Artist To the extreme, Robert Van Winkle (the artist formerly known as Vanilla Ice) rocks the mic like a vandal. But aren't you curious to see how his white-boy smooth might translate to the parquet
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The Woman of a Certain Age How do you waltz with an Angel Most recently, Cheryl Ladd brought a spark to TV's Las Vegas (and the Broadway musical Annie Get Your Gun), proving she definitely has the chops to show off some heavenly moves.
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The Older Gentleman Dancing fans would be happy to be stuck with Huey Lewis. Forget his '80s hits, watch the movie Duets, and tell us that that his performance as a charming deadbeat dad doesn't prove that the judges would eat up his Everyman appeal.
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The Talking Head Access Hollywood's bubbly Maria Menounos has proven she's game for anything. If nothing else, the Pantene girl has impossibly shiny locks that look fab on camera. But does her resemblance to DWTS host Samantha Harris hurt her chances
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The Blast from the Past The famously reclusive Michael Schoeffling (aka Sixteen Candles' Jake) might be hard to track down, but any gal between the ages of 30 and 50 would consider it payback for those circa-1984 birthday wishes that never came true.
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The "Wild Card" While her love scene in the Bond flick A View to a Kill scared the hell out of us, Grace Jones deserves a slot if only to see which costumes the enigmatic performer would choose.