Some major celebrities with already impressive resumes full of box office hits and sports titles can add ballroom dancing to their list of esteemed credentials. Hosts Tom Bergeron and Brooke Burke Charvet broke the much-anticipated Dancing With the Stars casting news during Bachelor Pad on Monday night.
David Arquette, who is not one to shy away from crazy costumes, will bring his antics to the dance floor. Already familiar with the hardwood, NBA great Ron Artest will try to score more than two or three points at a time.
Dancing With the Stars wouldn't be the same without some token reality stars. Kristin Cavallari and Rob Kardashian are filling those slots this season. Momager Kris Jenner was in the audience to show her support.
Although celebrity/pro match-ups have yet to be announced, Maksim Chmerkovskiy is likely crossing his jazz fingers and dancing toes to be paired with America's soccer sweetheart Hope Solo. He has kept it no secret that she was his dream partner for this season.
Carson Kressley was prevented from jetting to LA from NY for the reveal, but his charisma will come to life under the disco ball. Emmy nominee Chaz Bono, Ricki Lake, Chynna Phillips, Nancy Grace, soap star and war veteran J.R. Martinez, and George Clooney's striking ex-girlfriend Elizabetta Canalis round out the stellar cast.
Journalist Nancy said, "I think it will probably a lot easier to report on the live news than to be the live news, such as falling on your booty." Despite her Hairspray background, Ricki insisted she doesn't "have an edge here." Chaz summed up his experience so far in one word—"daunting."