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Huge Announcement! Mario Lopez Joins 'Grease: Live' as Vince Fontaine

Huge Announcement! Mario Lopez Joins 'Grease: Live' as Vince Fontaine
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"Extra's" Mario Lopez has joined the cast of FOX's TV movie "Grease: Live."

Lopez, who has starred in the the long-running hit musical "A Chorus Line" on Broadway, will be playing the role of Vince Fontaine, a radio announcer visiting Rydell High at the big dance. He said in a statement, "I'm excited to be a part of such an iconic musical as 'Grease' and to join a talented and cool cast. Just based on the music alone, I'm sure this is going to be the best live musical yet."

"Grease: Live" also stars Vanessa Hudgens, Julianne Hough, Carly Rae Jepsen, Aaron Tveit, and Keke Palmer.

Mark your calendars: "Grease: Live" premieres on Sunday, January 31.

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