Chris Soules, The Bachelor


We've seen he can't rap, but maybe he can dance!?

Chris Soules of the current season of The Bachelor is in talks to appear on the new season of Dancing With the Stars, multiple sources tell E! News. 

The list is not yet final, however, we are told that comedy vet Roseanne Barr, Patriots player Malcolm Butler and radio host/activist Robert F. Kennedy Jr. are also in final talks to appear on the ABC dancefest. 

ABC does not comment on casting rumors. The full cast will be announced on Tuesday on Good Morning America on ABC. 

Chris Soules, Roseanne Barr, Malcolm Butler, Robert Kennedy

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Producers are really trying to ramp up the star power this season, given all the recent exits from the show, according to insiders. And there are still quite a few spots left to be filled--they often aren't finalized until the day or two before the announcement, as each cast member is contingent on the overall makeup of the cast. 

We are told that producers first went after another Patriots player, Rob Gronkowski, but he wasn't able to do it. And a Disney star also is likely to make the list (per usual).

As for the pros and judges, Derek HoughCheryl Burke and Karina Smirnoff all have announced they won't be a part of the new season. And although Len Goodman originally said he wouldn't be either, producer Rob Wade told us that's not the case. "The truth is, there's still a chance he'll be around for season 21."

The new season of DWTS, which will be its 10th anniversary and 20th season, will premiere March 16. 

Bachelor Chris Soules has remained adamant about wanting to stay based in his hometown of Arlington, Iowa, but has already hinted that he's working on a new lifestyle with his chosen woman, where he will be traveling more. In Monday's episode, he's taking the final three women to Bali for overnight dates.

Soules previously told us he'd be game if ABC asked him to do DWTS. "At this point, why not?" he said. "I went through The Bachelorette and never thought I'd do that and did it and it was a great experience. Now being the Bachelor, it's been an extraordinary experience...I'm open to a lot of opportunities, I'd be willing to consider these sort of things. But I'm going to do what's best for me and do what's right and what I feel is right for my future."

Speculation started over Roseanne's casting last month when she tweeted:

Tune into Good Morning America on Tuesday morning to see the final lineup!

—Additional reporting by Michelle Falls, Beth Sobol, Sara Kitnick and Tierney Bricker

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