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How Grease: Live will differ from the movie

Don't worry, there will still be a 'hicky from Kenickie'

Times have most certainly changed since Grease made its big screen debut in 1978, and as a result, Sunday’s live performance of the musical will feature some tweaks from the original movie.

“There’s no cigarettes,” Aaron Tveit, who plays Danny in Fox’s Grease: Live, told EW Radio’s Jessica Shaw and Dalton Ross Tuesday.

So instead of lighting up during her big reveal ahead of the final number, Sandy (Julianne Hough) will need to find another way to make a dramatic entrance. “I’m like, ‘Should I chew gum and spit it out?’” Hough said on EW Radio. “No, I’m just kidding. I don’t know what I’m going to do — I’ m hopefully going to use my attitude.”

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Despite the modifications, the Dancing With The Stars alum affirms Grease: Live will still capture audiences who loved the original. “They’ve [the writers] kept most of it and added to it so that it’s still funny and still the nature of what Grease is,” Hough continues. “But I think the network had to take a few little things out.”

Hear what else the Grease: Live stars had to say about the differences between the live show and the movie, above.

Grease: Live airs Sunday at 7 p.m. ET on Fox.