"She's playing Vi, the waitress who works at the Frosty Palace, who has a scene with Frenchy before Beauty School Dropout. It's amazing; it's like the generations staring at each other." Vanessa Hudgens can't wait for Grease fans to see the original Frenchy, Didi Conn, in the upcoming TV revamp of the movie musical. Conn takes on the role played by Joan Blondell in the 1978 film, while Carly Rae Jepsen takes on Frenchy.