Keke Palmer Joins ‘Grease: Live’

Keke Palmer Joins Grease: Live
Keke Palmer at the 2015 FOX Programming Presentation Post Party (Photo by Christopher Smith / Fox)

Keke Palmer (Masters of Sex) has joined the cast of Fox’s Grease: Live set to air live on Sunday, January 31, 2016. Palmer will be playing Pink Lady Marty Maraschino, Julianne Hough is Sandy, and Vanessa Hudgens is confirmed to star as Rizzo.

Robert Cary and Jonathan Tolins are adapting the original musical Grease for the live television broadcast. Thomas Kail is overseeing the stage direction and Alex Rudzinski is set to direct the live television show. Marc Platt is executive producing.

Palmer will also be seen in Fox’s comedy/horror series Scream Queens. Her other credits include Akeelah and the Bee, True Jackson, VP, and Joyful Noise.

-By Rebecca Murray

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