Dance with the stars returns this fall for a twelfth season. If for the time being the official date of the kickoff of the famous TF1 competition has not been announced, part of the cast seems to have been revealed. While rumors have been circulating for several weeks, our colleagues from Parisian are able to confirm the identity of nine participating personalities!
An almost complete casting for DALS
First of all, an international star is expected. It is Billy Crawford ! Information that the production of Dance with the stars herself confirms via a post on the show’s official Twitter account. The former Filipino singer is known for his hit Trackin’ released in 2002 but also for his relationship with the Frenchwoman Lorie. He will face one of the faces of TF1 namely Thomas DaCostaa 23-year-old actor and rapper who plays Axel Teyssier in the channel’s hit series Here it all starts. Another new face that will tread the floor of TF1: Stephane Legar. His name is not the best known. However, this 24-year-old Israeli-Togolese model and singer has 1.6 million subscribers on TikTok and even signed the French soundtrack of sonic 2 ! The 42-year-old comedian and comedian Florent Peyrerequested on several occasions, will also be there, as will the former minister and judoka David Douillet.
On the women’s side, the cast also promises level. Our Miss France 2021 Amandine Small should show off her dancing skills. Also, several singers were solicited. Among them, Carla Lazzarirepresentative of France at Eurovision Junior in 2019 with her title Bim Bam You. Eva Garnier21, an NRJ Music Award for French-speaking artist of the year 2021… and little sister of Jazz Correia, reality TV star, takes part in DALSas Anggunfamous singer who recently left the jury of Mask Singer.
Change for dancers and jurors
Other names would circulate, such as those of Frankie Muniz alias Malcolm in the series of the same name, from comedian Az or that of the influencer Riadh recently seen in Beijing Express. However, the production would like to recruit mainly female candidates. “We will have to find women, confides a relative of the production. Only two have won (Shy’m in 2011 and Alizée in 2013), it would be nice to finally have a third winner…“, slips a source to the Parisian.
Remember that this next edition is placed under the sign of change. Indeed, Karine Ferri will no longer be in charge of the second part of the evening, and that’s not all. The dancers Christian Millette and Maxime Dereymez are excluded, as is the iconic Denitsa Ikonomova. The jury of DALS will then be made up of the historic Chris Marques accompanied by François Alu, last year’s finalist Bilal Hassani and pro dancer Marie-Agnès Gillot.