Credit: Frederick M. Brown/ Getty Images Photo: Mark Ballas Poses at the 26th Annual Imagen Awards Gala on August 12, 2011

He’s the choice of a new generation! Dancing With the Stars pro Mark Ballas just shared some exciting news — which we stumbled on thanks to the tweeting prowess of @DWTSGossip.

Check out this note, posted on Mark’s website on November 7th:

“Diet Pepsi will begin work on its latest in a long line of successful commercials this week. Production begins November 9, 2011 in Miami and will feature the choreography of  Mark Ballas. Mark is a two time winner of Dancing With the Stars and this year was nominated for a Best choreography Emmy. With a repertoire of classic ballroom, sensual Latin, and infectious hip hop moves in his arsenal, Mark is sure to bring a fresh new edge to an already successful campaign. No release date for the commercial has been announced.”

Exciting! And since today is November 9th, that means at this very moment Mark may be hard at work choreographing moves. Or he might just be drinking a lot of free Diet Pepsi. Either way, it’s pretty cool. And, as his blog post reminds, past celebrities featured in Diet Pepi commercials include Michael Jackson, Ray Charles, Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera and Mariah Carey.  

Congrats to Mark! We can’t wait to drink in the finished product.

Source: MarkBallas.com (via @DWTSGossip)

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