April 29th, 2011
02:16 PM ET
"High School Musical" alum Corbin Bleu and former Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger could be close to hitting a career high note: The duo are in talks to co-host Simon Cowell's upcoming Fox talent competition "X Factor."
According to Entertainment Weekly, both entertainers are close to signing on to the Fox series, which is set to debut in September.
Meanwhile, Cowell has yet to confirm who will join him on the judges' panel. As Marquee previously reported, music producer Antonio "L.A." Reid is already on board, and Cowell has said that both Paula Abdul and British singer Cheryl Cole are also being considered for the final slots.
Cowell better make some decisions soon. The "X Factor" audition rounds begin shooting May 8.
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