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'Dancing With The Stars' Announces Season 27 Cast, But There's Already Drama

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After much speculation, fans of the hit show Dancing with the Stars can finally take a breather or get even more excited as the celebrity lineup for the upcoming season has finally been announced.

The celebrity competitors along with their professional partners appeared on Wednesday's Good Morning America to tease viewers with details about all the action to expect in the 27th season.

Here are all the pairs competing for the coveted mirror ball trophy:

DeMarcus Ware and Lindsay Arnold

What's a DWTS season if it doesn't include at least one football player? This time around former Dallas Cowboys linebacker and defensive end DeMarcus Ware will be swapping his cleats for dancing shoes.

Bobby Bones and Sharna Burgess

ABC

Bones, who is based in Nashville, hosts a nationally syndicated radio show The Bobby Bones Show. The 38-year-old is also a New York Times best-selling author, a Radio Hall of Fame inductee, and recently appeared as a mentor on American Idol.

Milo Manheim and Witney Carson

ABC

The show needs some younger talent to keep the older competitors on their toes, and Disney Channel star Milo Manheim has been given that task.

The 17-year-old actor will be this year's youngest competitor, and even though he tells GMA host Michael Strahan that he's excited, he already knows that "it's so much more difficult" than he expected.

Danelle Umstead and Artem Chigvintsev

ABC

The 46-year-old Alpine skier is hoping to bring the same go-getter attitude she has on the slopes to the dance floor. She also has an incredible story to boot.

Umstead lost her eyesight due to a genetic condition called retinitis pigmentosa, but it didn't stop her from taking up skiing and eventually competing in the 2018 Winter Paralympics.

Joe "Grocery Store Joe" Amabile and Jenna Johnson

ABC

From one TV show to another, the former Bachelorette contestant's fifteen minutes of fame continues on DWTS.

According to E! News, Bachelor in Paradise host Chris Harrison pulled some strings to get Amabile a spot on the dance competition show so he and his on-again, off-again girlfriend, Kendall Long, could be in the same city while they give their relationship another go.

John Schneider and Emma Slater

ABC

In addition to being a country music star, Schneider became a household name after starring as Beauregard "Bo" Duke in The Duke of Hazzard series.

After a messy divorce that landed him in jail for three days this past June, Schneider is hoping to sashay his problems away with pro dancer Emma Slater.

Nancy McKeon and Val Chmerkovskiy

ABC

Nancy McKeon, who portrayed Jo Polniaczek on the sitcom The Facts of Life, is putting on her dancing shoes and following in the steps of her costars Cloris Leachman and Kim Fields, both of whom competed for the mirror ball trophy..

The 52-year-old told GMA that she's lucky to have been paired up with Chmerkovskiy as he is "the most amazing partner."

Mary Lou Retton and Sasha Farber

ABC

Often dubbed the greatest American gymnast of all time after she became the first woman to win an individual all-around Olympic gold medal, Retton has her eyes set on another win - this time in the ballroom.

Tinashe and Brandon Armstrong

ABC

Zimbabwean-born pop star Tinashe has been heating up the Billboard charts over the last few years, and will now have the chance to blaze up the dance floor with the show's newest pro dancer, Brandon Armstrong.

Armstrong has been a DWTS troupe dancer since season 24, but he's finally going to shine as he competes for the mirror ball trophy.

Evanna Lynch and Keo Motsepe

ABC

Fans of the Harry Potter films will instantly recognize Lynch, who played the role of Luna Lovegood.

Those who know the 27-year-old actress won't be surprised to see her make it far in the competition as she loves being active.  Lynch even ran the New York City Half Marathon in 2016 to raise awareness for the World Animal Protection.

Nikki Glaser and Gleb Savchenko

ABC

Glaser, comedian and actress known for her role in the film Trainwreck, is already bringing the laughs to the ballroom as she roasted host Tom Bergeron during their GMA interview.

"The judges, my fate lies in their hands. But Tom, I can say a thing about: You're like Dustin Hoffman but, like, a Men's Wearhouse version," Glaser said. "You're like a Dustin Offman."

Juan Pablo Di Pace and Cheryl Burke

ABC

Coming from a musical background, Di Pace may have a slight edge over the rest of the celebrities comepeting in this season.

The 39-year-old Argentinian actor and singer performed in musicals like Mamma Mia! before starring in Netflix's Fuller House.

Alexis Ren And Alan Bersten

ABC

Ren, an Instagram star who later appeared on the cover of Maxim magazine, is competing for a very special reason.

The model lost her mother to breast cancer, and DWTS was her favorite show.

As usual, Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli, and Carrie Ann Inaba will be the judges, and Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews will host the show, but their familiar faces aren't enough to convince some fans that the season will be exciting enough.

Some people took to Twitter to express their disappointment over the lineup:

Of course, there are many others who are very stoked about seeing the show which premiers on September  24 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.

What about you? Will you be tuning in?

Awa has been writing for Shared for 3 years. She is a serial snacker who unapologetically loves celebrity gossip. Drop her a line at awa@shared.com.