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Dancing With the Stars Season 18 Official Cast Portraits Revealed: Check Out James Maslow, Cody Simpson and More in Action

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Break out your sunglasses, because you're about to be blinded by sequins.

Dancing With the Stars' new cast is hard at work in the dance studio prepping for their big ballroom debut on Monday, March 17, but that doesn't mean they didn't take some time away from rehearsals for a fun photo shoot with their professional partners.

ABC has unveiled the official Season 18 casting portraits, which gives us our first look at the new castmembers, including Australian teen heartthrob Cody Simpson, Big Time Rush boybander James Maslow and Real Housewives fan favorite NeNe Leakes, in action...

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While Leakes, Drew Carey and Billy Dee Williams had a little fun in their glitter-bombed photos, former NHL star Sean Avery is all business in his portrait. And how gorgeous do former teen dreams Danica McKellar (Winnie Cooper 4eva!) and Candace Cameron Bure (Forever our favorite DJ!) look? Plus, DWTS fans will be happy to see Maksim Chmerkovskiy back in action after sitting out the past two seasons. But the celebs may find themselves taking new partner portraits after week three as America, for the first time, has the chance to change the pairings with the new "Switch Up" voting twist.

In case you forgot, here's the rundown of the new DWTS cast set to hit the ballroom in Season 18:

Billy Dee Williams & Emma Slater
Candace Cameron Bure & Mark Ballas
Charlie White & Sharna Burgess
Cody Simpson & Witney Carson
Danica McKellar & Valentin Chmerkovskiy
Diana Nyad & Henry Byalikov
Drew Carey & Cheryl Burke
James Maslow & Peta Murgatroyd
Meryl Davis & Maksim Chmerkovskiy
NeNe Leakes& Tony Dovolani
Sean Avery & Karina Smirnoff
Amy Purdy & Derek Hough

Take a look through our gallery below to see all of the official pairing portraits for Season 18.

Dancing With the Stars returns Monday, March 17 at 8 p.m. on ABC.

PHOTOS: DWTS Season 18: Official cast portraits

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