We already know who will be Sandy and Rizzo, but who will land the coveted role of Danny Zuko? HollywoodLife.com has rounded up a list of potential hunky actors who could play the iconic character! Vote now!
The 2016 Grease live musical is going to be everything. After Julianne Hough and Vanessa Hudgens were cast as Sandy and Rizzo, everyone wants to know who will take on John Travolta’s classic character. From Zac Efron to Nick Jonas to Darren Criss, HollywoodLife.com has a gallery of sexy actors who could make all the girls at Rydell High School swoon.
‘Grease’ Musical: Who Should Play Danny Zuko?
Okay, let’s just get right to it. Prepare to drool, Grease fans.
Zac Efron: Face it, you know he would be perfect for it. Just slick back his hair, flash those incredible baby blues and put on a tight black t-shirt and he’s Danny Zuko. This would mean he would have to reunite with his ex Vanessa, but come on, he is Danny.
Darren Criss: It would be really easy to keep it in the FOX family. Darren is a star on Glee and could tackle Danny Zuko with ease.
Finn Wittrock: His character on American Horror Story: Freak Show may be absolutely nuts, but Finn has stolen our hearts as the breakout character. He can do anything.
Jonathan Groff: Let’s just all remember that Jonathan has taken on a song that not many singers can — Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody.” We’ve loved his role on Glee and this Frozen star could easily bring the swagger and vocal skills needed to play Danny.
Diego Boneta: Well, this would be quite the reunion! Julianne and Diego co-starred together in 2012’s Rock of Ages. He’s cute and totally dreamy. Don’t act like Julianne and Diego couldn’t recreate their insane chemistry again for a live studio audience.
Skylar Astin: He made us swoon in Pitch Perfect. Enough said. He could totally rock the Danny Zuko hair, so what’s the problem?
Dean Geyer: He was only on Glee for a short time, but Dean has never been too far from our minds. He’s got a voice for days and a smile that can kill. Let’s make it happen.
Austin Butler: Who says Danny Zuko can’t be blonde? It would be pretty easy to cast Austin as Danny, given that he’s Vanessa’s longtime boyfriend. He needs to return to TV like yesterday. He’s so missed! (Still not over The Carrie Diaries.)
Beau Mirchoff: This would be the perfect role after Awkward ends! While many might not know this, Beau is in a band. Let’s take those skills from Palos Verdes to Rydell, please! (Matty McKibben is sort of a modern day Danny Zuko, amirite?)
HollywoodLifers, who do you think makes the perfect Danny Zuko? Vote now and give us your thoughts in the comments below!
— Avery Thompson