‘Dirty Dancing’ Reboot Announced by ABC, Starring Abigail Breslin

By Neha Bakshi | 2 years ago
‘Dirty Dancing’ Reboot Announced by ABC, Starring Abigail Breslin
Dirty Dancing

The hot romantic drama “Dirty Dancing” is  trending in the news these days for remake. There been an official announcement on the remake in 2011 too however it was cancelled earlier this year. In a recent speculation it is revealed that ABC is in the talks for the development of the reboot of Emile Ardolino directorial “Dirty Dancing.” Find out more exclusive revelation on the “Dirty Dancing” reboot scoop ahead.

Also Read: ‘STRICTLY COME DANCING’ 2015: OLA JORDAN SLAMMED JUDGES FOR DIRTY PRACTICES TO FAVOR SOME CONTESTANTS

According to USA Today, Abigail Breslin would be playing the iconic role of Baby originally played by Jennifer Grey in the 1987 flick. The “Perfect Sisters”stated through her Twitter account announcing that she would be playing the role with the signature line from the movie.

“Dirty Dancing” reboot will be a three-hour television movie along with songs and dance performances. However, no one has been finalized for the role of Patrick Swayze. Although it is rumored that Ryan Gosling is considered as the front runner to play Patrick Swayze in the remake as he had done a small sequence in his film “Crazy, Stupid, Love.”

There was a remake announced by Lionsgate in 2011 which never happened for multiple reasons. The film was about to get directed by choreographer Kenny Ortega which got postponed for the time being to get cancelled later on.

Also Read: ‘STRICTLY COME DANCING’ 2015 FIXED? BBC CONFIRMED JUDGES CAN ACCESS MONITORS HOURS BEFORE LIVE PERFORMANCES

“Dirty Dancing” won a number of accolades in different categories and was a huge hit of the 80’s. The movie is remembered for its iconic dance sequences and some extremely memorable dance steps. The film got a decent start initially but grew on with popularity after some time of its release, it is said that people used to watch “Dirty Dancing” multiple times in theatres.

“Dirty Dancing” reboot hopefully will be able to recreate the magic again.

Photo Source: Dirty Dancing/Facebook

About the author

Neha graduated in Electronic Media and has worked with Timea group for 3 years. She is passionate about learning languages and is certified French Language Expert. She joined MNG in 2015.