From novelas, modeling and music videos to – Dancing With the Stars?
Cuban heartthrob William Levy is making a big jump to one of the most popular reality shows on television and signs point to a long-run after it was announced that he’ll be dancing with two-time winner Cheryl Burke.
The inclusion of the popular Levy will no doubt be seen as an effort to lure Latinos viewers after his powerhouse turns in popular novelas like Pasión, Cuidado con el Angel and Triunfo del Amor.
Levy, who was included in PEOPLE en Español’s “50 Most Beautiful” list for 2011, is perhaps best known in the U.S. for his lead role in Jennifer Lopez’s music video “I’m Into You.” Their steamy on-screen chemistry led to rumors that the two were an item after Lopez divorced Marc Anthony.
Also announced were Jaleel White, best known as Urkel in “Family Matters,” tennis legend Martina Navratilova, Green Bay Packers wide receiver Donald Driver, TV host Maria Menounos, Motown great Gladys Knight and singer Gavin DeGraw, among others.
The new season of “Dancing With the Stars” premieres in a live two-hour event on Monday, March 19 at 8/7c on ABC.