‘DWTS’ Season 29 Rumoured Cast Includes Carole Baskin, Chrishell Stause, Anne Heche & More

“Dancing With the Stars” is heading into season 29 with a new host but the celebs who’ll be making up the cast are still up in the air.

While only “Bachelorette” Kaitlyn Bristowe is confirmed, the others competing for the mirrorball trophy will be announced on Sept. 2.

A source close to the show tells E! News that Carole Baskin, Chrishell Stause, Anne Heche and AJ McLean are in talks and close to being confirmed.

In addition, Us Weekly is reporting that former “Desperate Housewives” Jesse Metcalfe and and ex-NFL star Vernon Davis have also been confirmed.

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Meanwhile, Dr. Anthony Fauci was reportedly offered a spot, but turned it down.

Season 29 will be heading into a “new creative direction” as Tyra Banks takes over as host from Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews. She will also act as executive producer.

The “so next level” season will include pros Alan Bersten, Artem Chigvintsev, Brandon Armstrong, Sharna Burgess, Cheryl Burke, Keo Motsepe, Peta Murgatroyd, Gleb Savchenko, Jenna Johnson, Val Chmerkovskiy, Sasha Farber, Emma Slater, Pasha Pashkov and Britt Stewart–the first Black female pro on the show.

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The full cast is set to be announced on “Good Morning America” on Sept. 2.

“DWTS” will premiere on Sept. 14 and 8 p.m. on ABC.

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