Rejoice, a ‘Dirty Dancing’ sequel is occurring! Here’s what we understand until now

33 years after the initial, the sequel to the hit summertime love was revealed on 7th August. Right here’s what we understand until now …

It has actually been verified that Jennifer Grey, that starred as Frances ‘Baby’ Houseman— who fulfills dance educator Johnny Castle (Patrick Swayze) at summer camp— will certainly return for the movie, and additionally produce the project. It will be guided by Jonathan Levine.

Swayze sadly passed away of pancreatic cancer in 2009, aged 57. Jerry Orbach, that played Baby’s daddy Jake Houseman, additionally died in 2004.

Exciting information for movie followers, iconic 1980s flick Dirty Dancing is getting a follow up!

Any word on the story?

Not yet, but the film will reportedly be set in the 1990s.

Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer said: «It will be specifically the sort of enchanting, timeless motion picture that the franchise’s fans have been awaiting, and that have actually made it the biggest-selling library title in the company’s history.»

We’re hoping there will certainly be musical hits aplenty, given that the initial film’s essential tune ‘(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life’ won the Oscar for ‘Best Original Song’ at the 1988 Academy Awards.

Offshoot movie Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights, starring Diego Luna and also Romola Garai was released in 2004 to combined testimonials.

And a launch date?

No additionally information have actually been launched, but we imagine the movie’s launch is a while away, considered that the Coronavirus pandemic has actually delayed recording throughout the sector. We’ll update you when extra info appears.

What’s the response been like?

A majority of fans are thrilled at the information of a follow up, while others have even more of a ‘if it ain’t broke’ perspective …

We do not find out about you, but we couldn’t be more ecstatic for Baby’s return (despite the fact that, naturally, it will not be fairly the exact same without Swayze).

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