Keke Palmer has extended her business with Fox.
The actress, already set to star in the network’s horror/comedy series “Scream Queens” this fall, has just landed a role in “Grease: Live,” Fox’s upcoming live production of the popular musical, set to air on January 31, 2016.
She’ll play the sassy Pink Lady “Marty Maraschino,” alongside Julianne Hough and Vanessa Hudgens.
Broadway writers Robert Cary (Anything but Love, Ira & Abby) and Jonathan Tolins (Buyer & Cellar, The Last Sunday In June) will pen the adaptation.
Palmer, whose breakout role came in the feature “Akeelah And The Bee,” most recently made Broadway history as the first African-American and youngest actress to star in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s 1957 musical, Cinderella.
Her TV work also includes “A Trip to Bountiful,” “CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story” and a six-episode arc on the second season of Showtime’s “Masters Of Sex.”
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