Live’ Adds Carly Rae Jepsen as Frenchy
Grease: Live has found its beauty school dropout. Singer-songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen, who scored two Grammy noms and a global smash with “Call Me Maybe” in 2012, has joined Fox’s musical as iconic Pink Lady Frenchy — the role Didi Conn played in the 1978 film version. In addition, Kether Donohue (You’re The Worst) rounds out the Pink Ladies as Jan and David Del Rio (Spare Parts) is the T-Birds’ Putzie.
They join the ensemble cast that Premiere Of Paramount And Hulu's "Resident Advisors" - ArrivalsTheWrap's 2nd Annual Emmy Party - Arrivalsincludes Julianne Hough (Sandy), Aaron Tveit (Danny), Vanessa Hudgens (Rizzo), Carlos PenaVega (Kenickie) and Keke Palmer (Marty).
Another Grammy-nommed singer, Jessie J, will open the live event with a new version of “Grease (Is the Word).” The Bee Gees’ Barry Gibb wrote the song, which originally was performed by Frankie Valli in the animated opening title sequence of the movie and went on top the pop charts. Also joining the creative team is Glee and Annie choreographer Zach Woodlee. His credits also include the 100th episode of How I Met Your Mother and 2008’s MTV Movie Awards, as well as the films Eat Pray Love, Hairspray, 27 Dresses and 17 Again.
Source : Deadline.com
C'est la chanteuse Carly Rae Jepsen qui campera la cultissime FRENCHY dans la prochaine production live de GREASE pour la FOX en janvier 2016 !
Et c'est une autre chanteuse du moment, Jessie J qui reprendra la chanson générique GREASE écrite par Barry Gibb et interprété par Frankie Valli dans le film.