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Cast announcement on Good Morning America, August 17th, 2009.

Discuss! Who do you want to see in the DWTS cast for Season 9?

Super hot DWTS cast rumors!
Stars and pros seriously expected to be in the Dancing With The Stars cast for Season 9:

Celebrity Occupation Notes
NEW! Ashley Hamilton Celebrity son TV Guide says that the son of DWTS Season 2 competitor George Hamilton has signed on to join the DWTS Season 9 cast.
Vera Wang Clothing designer E! News reported that she'd already signed to appear in the DWTS Season 9 cast, but she told People that she was still considering the offer.
Danny Gokey American Idol contestant "An insider" told the National Enquirer that Gokey is in the DWTS cast for Season 9 for sure, but then it's the National Enquirer, so take it with a large grain of salt...
NEW! Debi Mazar Actress (Entourage) Her rep has told TV Guide that she's been offered a spot in the DWTS cast for Season 9, though has yet to decide for sure that she'll do it.

Other DWTS cast rumors for Season 9

Erin Andrews - ESPN sideline reporter
NEW! Kurt Angle - WWE wrestler
Carrot Top - Comedian
NEW! Aaron Carter - Singer/reality TV star
Lou Ferrigno - Former Incredible Hulk
Andrew Firestone - former Bachelor
Bethenny Frankel, Kelly Bensimon, Real Housewives of New York City
Katie Holmes - Actress, robot wife
Leslie Jordan - Actor/comic
Adam Lambert - American Idol contestant
Aubrey O'Day - Former singer (Danity Kane), Broadway actress
Alicia Sacramone - Olympic silver medal gymnast

Rumored but denied
(for now, at least...)

Melissa Joan Hart - Actress
Tori Spelling - Actress

Professionals confirmed for the DWTS cast for Season 9

Dancer Notes
Cheryl Burke Said on her blog she would return.
Maksim Chmerkovskiy Tom Bergeron stated that "...we will be seeing you also next season" to Maksim when he participated in the pro dancer competition.
Anna Demidova Won the pro dancer competition in Season 8, and is guaranteed a spot in Season 9.
NEW! Chelsie Hightower Told Utah Valley Magazine that she'll be preparing for DWTS Season 9 starting in August.
Derek Hough Told Ryan Seacrest that he would be back for Season 9. Can be viewed here.
Kym Johnson Tom Bergeron stated that "...we will be seeing you also next season" to Kym when she participated in the pro dancer competition.

Janette Manrara - So You Think You Can Dance S5.

Julianne Hough announced that she would not take part in Season 9 of DWTS, as she is concentrating on her music career .