Julianne Hough and Vanessa Hudgens to Star in Grease Live Musical on FOX

NBC isn't the only network that wants to stage live musicals.

Now FOX is scheduling a live performance of Grease and has cast Julianne Hough as the angelic Sandy. Vanessa Hudgens (High School Musical has also signed on to play bad girl Rizzo in the network's first-ever live TV production that will air Jan. 31, 2016.

"Grease is one of the movies that made me want to be an entertainer, and I have literally been waiting my whole life to play Sandy," said Hough in a statement. "My siblings and I watched it and played it out over and over when we were kids. This is my dream role and performing it live on television will be one of the most thrilling opportunities I've had in my career so far."

Read the full article here: //www.people.com/article/julianne-hough-grease-vanessa-hudgens-fox-musical

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