In his first major acting gig and in a synergistic move, Dancing With The Stars pro Derek Hough has joined the upcoming third season of ABC’s country music drama Nashville for a multi-episode arc. He will play Noah West, a beguiling and disarming movie star who will cross paths with the players of Nashville’s music realm for the first time when he’s tapped for a leading role in the biopic of a famous country singer. Hough, who also has training and experience as a singer, is set to return for Season 19 of ABC’s flagship reality series Dancing With The Stars. He won an Emmy for his choreography work on the long-running program. Hough, repped by UTA and Silver Lining Entertainment, previously appeared on the ABC comedy Better With You and toplined the dance feature Make Your Move.
Must Read Stories
Subscribe to Deadline Breaking News Alerts and keep your inbox happy.