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Nicole Scherzinger joins ABC's 'Dirty Dancing' remake

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Nicole Scherzinger, most known for being the frontwoman of the Pussycat Dolls, will be starring in ABC’s Dirty Dancing remake as Penny, EW has confirmed.

Scherzinger has previously competed on Dancing With the Stars and appeared in shows and movies like How I Met Your Mother and Men in Black 3. She most recently co-hosted NBC’s Best Time Ever With Neil Patrick Harris. 

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She’ll star alongside Abigail Breslin, Colt Prattes, and Debra Messing in the televised musical, directed by Wayne Blair with a script by American Horror Story‘s Jessica Scharzer. The remake doesn’t yet have an air date.