Carly Rae Jepsen Lands Iconic Role in Fox's 'Grease: Live'

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Carly Rae Jepsen performs at the "American Idol" finale

"You're the Worst" breakout Kether Donohue & David Del Rio have also joined the musical.

Fox is finalizing its cast for Grease: Live.

Pop star Carly Rae Jepsen has been tapped to play the iconic role of Pink Lady Frenchy, the network announced Wednesday (Sept. 30). Also joining the cast of the live musical is You're the Worst breakout Kether Donohue, who is set as Pink Lady Jan, while David Del Rio (Spare Parts) will play T-Bird Putzie.

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Grammy nominee Jessie J will open the live event, set for Sunday, Jan. 31, from 7-10 p.m., with a new version of Barry Gibb's "Grease (Is the Word)" that was featured in the opening-title sequence of the 1978 film starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John.

This article was originally published by The Hollywood Reporter.