How 'Grease: Live' will differ from the original
“There’s no cigarettes,” Aaron Tveit, who plays Danny in Fox’s Grease: Live, told EW Radio’s Jessica Shaw and Dalton Ross Tuesday.
So instead of lighting up during her big reveal ahead of the final number, Sandy (Julianne Hough) will need to find another way to make a dramatic entrance. “I’m like, ‘Should I chew gum and spit it out?'” Hough said on EW Radio. “No, I’m just kidding. I don’t know what I’m going to do — I’ m hopefully going to use my attitude.”
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Despite the modifications, the Dancing With The Stars alum affirms Grease: Live will still capture audiences who loved the original. “They’ve [the writers] kept most of it and added to it so that it’s still funny and still the nature of what Grease is,” Hough continues. “But I think the network had to take a few little things out.”
Grease: Live airs Sunday at 7 p.m. ET on Fox.