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Boyz II Men Joins the Cast of TV's Grease: Live

The R&B group will appear alongside Julianne Hough, Vanessa Hudgens, and more.

Boys II Men will play the Teen Angel in Fox's upcoming live broadcast of Grease.

Grammy-winning R&B group Boyz II Men will provide three-part harmony to the role of the Teen Angel and song "Beauty School Dropout" in the upcoming Fox network broadcast of Grease: Live.

The group, made up of Nathan Morris, Wanya Morris, and Shawn Stockman, announced the news on their Twitter account. They are best known for their songs "One Sweet Day," "End of the Road," and "I'll Make Love to You."

— Boyz II Men (@BoyzIIMen) January 6, 2016

Grease: Live stars Aaron Tveit as Danny Zuko, and Julianne Hough as Sandy, with Vanessa Hudgens as Betty Rizzo, Carlos Pena Vega as Kenickie, Keke Palmer as Marty, Carly Rae Jepsen as Frenchy, Kether Donohue as Jan, David Del Rio as Putzie, Mario Lopez as Vince Fontaine, and Ana Gasteyer as Principal McGee.

Adapted by playwrights Robert Cary and Jonathan Tolins, the broadcast production of Grease is based on the original stage musical by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey and its 1978 screen adaptation. It will be directed by Thomas Kail, with scenic design by David Korins, music supervision by Tom Kitt, costume design by William Ivey Long, and choreographed by Zach Woodlee.