The pop star will play Frenchy in the musical’s reboot, joining an already A-list cast that includes Julianne Hough as Sandy, Les Misérables actor Aaron Tveit as Danny, Vanessa Hudgens as Rizzo, current Dancing with the Stars contender Carlos Penavega as Kenickie and Keke Palmer as Marty.
And Jepsen isn’t the only Top 40 star set to appear in the Fox special. Jessie J will open the show with a special arrangement of “Grease (Is the Word).”
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Grease: Live will air Jan. 31, 2016, on Fox.