Todrick Hall has joined 'The Greatest Dancer' as the new fourth captain.

Todrick Hall

Todrick Hall

The US choreographer, actor, musician and director - who has worked with global superstars like Beyonce and Taylor Swift - will join Cheryl, Matthew Morrison and Oti Mabuse on the panel for the upcoming second series of the BBC One show.

Todrick said: "Thrilled does not even begin to explain how excited I am to be joining the cast and crew of 'The Greatest Dancer'.

"As a performer who has danced my whole life and been a contestant on a reality competition show, it's wild to see my career come full circle this way.

"I'm looking forward to working with the upcoming talent and to join the BBC family for the second season of a show that has proven to be a huge, smashing success."

The original trio of captains will be back when the show returns in 2020 for a second season, and Cheryl is looking forward to seeing how Todrick settles in.

She gushed: "I am so excited to be back, I absolutely loved it last series and this year promises to be even more amazing, especially with the addition of Todrick, who I'm obsessed with!"

Meanwhile, former 'Glee' star Matthew Morrison described the first series as "a privilege" as he promised season two will be even better than its predecessor.

He added: "Season one of 'The Greatest Dancer' was such a rewarding experience to be a part of.

"Alongside Oti and Cheryl, it was a privilege to help guide the immense talent who showed us all just how inspiring dance can be.

"I look forward to seeing how we push the boundaries throughout season two in order to crown our next Greatest Dancer!"

And Oti - who won last year's show with her protege Ellie Fergusson - also seems excited to see how the new additions to the team settle in.

She said: "I cannot wait to get back to work on The Greatest Dancer with this fantastic team, Cheryl, Matthew, Alesha [Dixon] and Jordan [Banjo] and welcoming newest captain Todrick and receptionist Curtis [Pritchard] to the family.

"I'm excited to see the fresh new talented dancers who are auditioning and ready to leave their hearts on the floor and see who the mirror opens for!"

The announcement comes after it was revealed 'Love Island' star - and pro dancer - Curtis will be joining the show next year as the receptionist welcoming the hopefuls to the studio.


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