It is almost time for Season 23 of Dancing With The Stars and spoilers are swirling about the celebrities and pros set to hit the dance floor this fall. A handful of the professionals participating on the next DWTS were just announced, but there are several more expected to be in the mix of things. Who is said to be preparing to dance this fall?

WhichDancing With the Stars pros are confirmed for Season 23?

According to the announcement on Good Morning America, the pro slate for Season 23 will include Val Chmerkovskiy, Artem Chigvintsev, Sasha Farber, and Gleb Savchenko for the males.

So far, the female roster includes Sharna Burgess, Allison Holker, Witney Carson, and Lindsay Arnold. Kym Johnson will reportedly not return, and Peta Murgatroyd is pregnant and sitting this one out. The Dancing With the Stars spoilers floating around also indicate that Karina Smirnoff apparently is not on DWTS this fall either.

What about Mark Ballas? He was not included in the announcement, but PureDWTS currently has him listed as “in.” They also anticipate that Tony Dovolani will be dancing, but that Derek Hough is not and it sounds as if Keo Motsepe may be out of the mix as well.

On the ladies' side, some question marks remain as at this point. It is unknown whether Emma Slater, Edyta Sliwinska, or Anna Trebunskaya will dance, but there are signs pointing toward these possibilities being doubtful.

Why do things seem uncertain with theDancing With the Stars pro slate?

Dancing With the Stars spoilers point toward there being 13 couples this fall, but Courtney with PureDWTS tweeted that the casting is up in the air on several fronts right now due to several expected celebrities backing out at the last minute.

That would explain why only some of the dance pros were revealed at this point.

What about the celebrities involved? Dancing With the Stars spoilers from Kristin Dos Santos at E! Online detail that Amber Rose has signed up, and DWTS fans figure there will be at least one, if not several, athletes from the Rio Olympics. Buzz about Ryan Lochte signing up are said to be false, but many expect that one of the “Final Five” gymnasts will be part of the cast.

Of course, Simone Biles would be a fan-favorite choice, but there have been some hints that Laurie Hernandez may have been tapped.

Additional Dancing With the Stars spoilers should be emerging over the next few days as the professionals meet their partners and start rehearsing. The official announcement will come on August 30 and the show premieres on September 12. Who are you hoping to see head to DWTS for Season 23?

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