Derek Hough to Play Movie Star on Nashville Season 3

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Derek Hough is dancing his way over to Nashville.

The Dancing with the Stars professional has landed a multi-episode arc on the ABC drama, network sources confirm.

He'll come on board as Noah West, a movie star who interacts with the main characters he gets tapped for a leading role in the biopic of a famous country singer.

Kellie Pickler and Derek Hough

Hough - who appeared in the film Make Your Move and in a stage production of Footloose - is also set to return to the ballroom for Season 19 of Dancing with the Stars.

Nashville Season 3 kicks off on September 24, while Dancing with the Stars is back on September 15.

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