The cast has been set for season 27 of “Dancing with the Stars”. All 13 professional dancers now have celebrity partners.
Model and social media star Alexis Ren has been paired with Alan Bersten.
Country music artist, radio show host, stand up comedian, and “American Idol” mentor Bobby Bones will be dancing with Sharna Burgess.
Paralympic ski champion Danelle Umstead – who has a visual disability – will be dancing with Artem Chigvintsev. Danelle is the first dancer with a visual disability to appear on DWTS.
Retired NFL football player DeMarcus Ware has been paired with Lindsay Arnold. Ware played for nine season with the Dallas Cowboys after being drafted in the first round in 2005. Ware played a further three years with the Denver Broncos where he helped the team earn a Super Bowl.
“Harry Potter” actress Evanna Lynch has been paired with Keo Motsepe. Lynch played the role of Luna Lovegood in the hit film franchise.
“Bachelor” alum, grocery store owner, and former stock trader Joe Amabile – also referred to as Grocery Store Joe – will be dancing with “So You Think You Can Dance” All Star Jenna Johnson.
Bo Duke on “The Dukes of Hazzard” and Country musician John Schneider will be dancing with Emma Slater. “Smallville” fans will also recognize Schneider as Clark Kent’s father.
Argentine born actor and director Juan Pablo Di Pace has been paired with DWTS champion Cheryl Burke. Juan Pablo who speaks English, Spanish, and Italian has appeared on stage in “Chicago” and “Grease”; as well as, “Fuller House”, Jesus Christ in “A.D. The Bible Continues”, and the film production of “Mamma Mia!”
Olympic gold medal winning gymnast Mary Lou Retton has been paired with Sasha Farber. Mary Lou earned two 10’s on her way to being the first American woman to win gold five times at the 1984 Summer Olympic Games. Today, Retton is mom to four girls who are following in her footsteps.
As previously announced, Disney actor Milo Manheim is dancing with Witney Carson. Manheim appeared in “Zombies” and will be a part of the series “American Housewife”.
Also previously announced, “Facts of Life” star Nancy McKeon is dancing with Valentin Chmerkovskiy. Most recently McKeon appeared as the role of Demi Lovato’s mother in the Disney series “Sonny with a Chance”.
Comedy Central morning show host Nikki Glaser will be dancing with Gleb Savchenko. She has also appeared in “Trainwreck”, “Punching the Clown”, and “Alone Together”.
R&B artist and entertainer Tinashe will be dancing with DWTS newcomer Brandon Armstrong. Armstrong has been a part of the DWTS Troupe and is making his debut as a DWTS pro. The multi platinum selling Tinashe has toured with Katy Perry, Nicki Minaj and Maroon 5.
DWTS makes its season 27 premiere on September 24 with Tom Bergeron returning as host; with Len Goodman, Carrie Ann Inaba, and Bruno Tonioli as judges.