Derek Hough Leaving Dancing with the Stars for One Season

2/1/2011 8:04am EST

Derek Hough, Dancing With The Stars  | Photo Credits: Kelsey McNeal/ABC

Derek Hough is hanging up his dancing shoes — for one season. The three-time mirrorball champ is taking Season 12 off from Dancing with Stars to film a movie, his rep confirms.

"We wish Derek the best as he takes time off from Dancing with the Stars to pursue his film career," Conrad Green, the TV show's executive producer, said in a statement, "and look forward to having him...

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