Celebrities said to be in talks about appearing include actress Teri Hatcher, rugby player Ben Cohen, designer Julien Macdonald, singer Sophie Ellis-Bextor, model Abbey Clancy, reality TV star Vanessa Feltz and Hairy Bikers chef Dave Myers.
The 35-year-old Strictly Come Dancing professional dancer told the Daily Express Online exclusively he is 'having a good time' with blonde beauty Rachel.
Not only has veteran co-host Sir Bruce Forsyth finally stepped down but the BBC has also announced the professional dancer line-up – with two of the main male hoofers hanging up their glittery Saturday night dancing shoes.
World Showdance Champion Joanne Clifton joins, alongside her big brother Kevin.
The pair become the first siblings to participate in Strictly.
Early bird bookings by December 31 get a complimentary question and answer session before the show.
It’s all-change for this autumn’s 12th series of Strictly Come Dancing.
He reached the final twice, with Pamela Stephenson and Denise Van Outen, but exited early last year with Vanessa Feltz.
Jordan built a good rapport with his partners but this often manifested itself in his being over-protective.
Blonde Anya, 31, bears more than a passing resemblance to 35-year-old Kristina, who ended up dating her celebrity partner, boxer Joe Calzaghe, in a previous series.
Jennifer Lopez’s sultry former backing dancer Janette Manrara, 29, and Lithuanian Iveta Lukosiute, 33, are among other new recruits to the ranks of professional dancers on the show.
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The new male is Irish-born Tristan Mac Manus, a fresh-faced professional on Dancing with the Stars, where he partnered Gladys Knight and Pamela Anderson.