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Anne Heche, Jesse Metcalfe and Vernon Davis Will Compete on Season 29 of DWTS

Busayo Ogunjimi
Sep 01, 2020
05:00 P.M.
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Actress Anne Heche, actor Jesse Metcalfe, and pro footballer Vernon Davis will be contestants in the 29th season of “Dancing With The Stars,” which is set to premiere on September 14. 

A new season of "Dancing With the Stars" will premiere on Monday, September 14, and fans have so much to look forward to, especially with the celebrities billed to compete.

According to reports from Us Weekly, actress Anne Heche, actor Jesse Metcalfe, and NFL star Vernon Davis will compete to win next season’s prize. 

Anne Heche at HBO's Post Emmy Awards Reception in Los Angeles in 2017| Photo: Getty Images


Fans know the 51-year-old Heche from her roles in movies such as "Seven Days, Seven Nights," "Donnie Brasco." She also stars in "Chicago P.D."

The 41-year-old Metcalfe starred in the television drama series, "Desperate Housewives," and the film, "John Tucker Must Die." He also has other roles in many other productions. 


Davis, 36, on the other hand, is renowned for having a successful NFL playing career. He played for the San Francisco 49ers and the Denver Broncos. 

Davis won the 2015 Super Bowl with the Broncos. The athlete finished his professional career with the Washington Redskins in 2019. 

There will also be no live audience when the show kicks off, though there will be weekly changes based on how things evolve.


Heche, Brasco, and Davis will join Kaitlynn Bristowe, a previous "Bachelorette" star and AJ McLean, a member of “Backstreet Boys” on the show. Tyra Banks was also confirmed as the show’s new host. 

Five of them are the confirmed names set to be part of DWTS’s new season. Other rumored names include Charlie Sheen, Carole Baskin, Ryan Shazier, Christie Brinkley, and Chrishell Stause. 


Stause, who stars in reality television series "Selling Sunset," was spotted at the DWTS studio ahead of the new season, sparking rumors that she may be part of it. 

While there will be new faces on DWTS when the new season kicks off, fans will also see new changes made to ABC show to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. 


According to DWTS alum Lindsay Arnold, pro dancers will not interact with each other between live shows. There will also be no live audience when the show kicks off, though there will be weekly changes based on how things evolve as the show goes on.

Meanwhile, "Good Morning America" engaged all 14 "DWTS" pro dancers in a chat, where they shared their thoughts on this new season of firsts. 

During the chat, Britt Stewart, the show’s first black female pro dancer, said she was honored with the responsibility, adding that she gets emotional speaking about it every time. Fans look forward to the new season in a fortnight when the fun will begin. 


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