The Modern Family star will play Baby's sister, Lisa Houseman, who was portrayed by Jane Brucker in the original 1987 film.

Little Miss Sunshine star Abigail Breslin will tackle Jennifer Grey's Frances 'Baby' Houseman character, while Debra Messing will play her mum, Marjorie, and Colt Prattes will take over the part of Johnny Castle from the late Patrick Swayze.

Hyland's casting news comes a day after it was revealed former Pussycat Dolls star Nicole Scherzinger will portray Penny Johnson, the role made famous by Cynthia Rhodes in the original movie.

Details surrounding the release date of the TV revamp have yet to be revealed.