ABC’s reality dance competition “Dancing With The Stars” has revealed its full cast of contestants for season 21. This time, it seems that boy band members are going to reign the dance floor.
The complete line-up for the upcoming show has been announced at “Good Morning America” on Wednesday morning, TV Guide reported. Two boy band members are included in the list — Backstreet Boy’s Nick Carter and Big Time Rush’s Carlos PenaVega.
Nick’s younger brother, Aaron Carter, joined in Season 8 as well, Access Hollywood noted. Meanwhile, TV Guide also revealed that Carlos PenaVega will be competing with his wife, the “Spy Kids” star Alexa PenaVega, in this season.
Aside from the older Carter and the PenaVega couple, here is the complete list of celebrity contestants, as per another TV Guide report:
Tamar Braxton from “Braxton Family Values,” Gary Busey of “Lethal Weapon,” Andy Grammer of “Honey, I’m Good,” and Kim Zolciak Biermann of “Real Housewives of Atlanta” landed on the official line-up.
Celebrity chef Paula Deen, triple Crown Jockey Victor Espinoza, Internet sensation Hayes Grier, the Crocodile Hunter’s daughter Bindi Irwin, and 10-time Grammy winner Chaka Khan are also included in the list.
Notably, a not-so-celebirty has been added to the roster of dancers this season. The contestant was “an unknown civilian” two weeks ago, TV Guide noted.
Oregon National Guardsman Alex Skarlatos will be participating this season and has been paired with Lindsay Arnold. Skarlatos was responsible for stopping a possible terrorist attack on a train from Amsterdan to Paris on Aug. 21.
“He’s a hero. There’s no two ways about it,” show’s executive producer Rob Wade said.
The 22-year old military man was on a European vacation with his friends when the incident happen, Yahoo! News cited.
“I think it’ll be fun. I hope I learn a lot,” Skarlatos said about joining the show. “I’ll need to if I’m going to stay on very long.”