The Dancing With The Stars 2016 cast is still under lock and key, but reports regarding the status of the show's talented professional dancers are beginning to surface online. According to a post by The Sun, former Strictly Come Dancing star Gleb Savchenko is planning to return to the US for DWTS season 23, which premieres Sept. 12 on ABC.

Gleb Savchenko's former DWTS cast experience

The 32-year old dancer, who partnered Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Lisa Vanderpump to a 10th place finish during Dancing with the Stars season 16, allegedly received an offer to appear during this fall's edition of the hit reality show that an unnamed source termed "too good to refuse."

Although he did not confirm his return, Savchenko himself added fuel to the fire on Aug.

17 when he tweeted that he would be one of the professional dancers on hand for a "pop up dance class" thrown by the show at The Grove in Los Angeles this evening. Others dancers who are slated to be in attendance include season 19 champion Witney Carson, season 20 Mirrorball Trophy winner Valentin Chmerkovskiy, and Sharna Burgess. The Sun piece alleges that Savchenko's return will be announced during an "event in Los Angeles this evening."

In addition to his experience as part of the US version of DWTS, Savchenko has also appeared on Strictly, as well as the Russian and Australian iterations of the show. If does indeed appear on season 23, he could be a threat: he placed second with Olympic gold medal-winning figure skater Adelina Sotnikova during his tenure on the Russian version of DWTS.

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More DWTS 2016 lineup speculation

According to a tweet by Good Morning America, the Dancing with the Stars 2016 cast will be formally unveiled on Aug. 30. Although spoilers are scarce to date, there's plenty of speculation that an Olympic gymnast will be part of the lineup. The names most readily bandied about are those of Final Five member Laurie Hernandez, who won two medals as part of the 2016 team that just finished competing in Rio, and 2012 Fierce Five alum McKayla Maroney. Neither has confirmed or denied her potential Dancing with the Stars cast participation. 

Will Gleb Savchenko really return? Will an Olympian --or two-- be part of the DWTS season 23 cast? Watch GMA on Aug. 30 to find out for sure.