Distributors: Lionsgate Films
Directors: Kenny Ortega
Film Genre(s): Musical Romance
SYNOPSISPaying tribute to the emotional excitement of first love, the thrills and complexity of sexual awakening, the soul stirring power of dance, and the classic tale of teenage Baby's forbidden romance with Johnny Castle, this remake will incorporate classic songs from the 1960s, hits from the original film and brand new compositions.
- Lionsgate announces that it is set to produce Dirty Dancing, based on the classic 1987 film of the same name - Kenny Ortega will direct - Debra Martin Chase and Kenny Ortega are producing. - 2011-08-08
- Deadline reports that Lionsgate has hired Maria Maggenti to write the script for this remake. - 2011-08-29