Mario Lopez has a new gig!
The 42-year-old actor has joined the cast of the upcoming Fox special Grease: Live — a TV musical adapted from both the Grease Broadway play and 1978 movie — to portray Vince Fontaine, the emcee of the iconic dance scene at Rydell High School, according to Entertainment Weekly.
Mario in August 2014. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)
The Extra host will star alongside Julianne Hough (as Sandy Olsson), Aaron Tveit (as Danny Zuko), Vanessa Hudgens (as Betty Rizzo) and Carly Rae Jepsen (as Frenchy) in the live show, set to air on Jan. 31, 2016.
Click through the gallery below to see the originalGrease stars then and now!
Since singing "Greased Lightnin" with the T-Birds, John, 62, has continued to have a successful career in both TV and film, most notably starring in Pulp Fiction, Ladder 49 and Hairspray.
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