Jennifer Grey Excited For ‘Dirty Dancing’ Reboot
First Published: August 10, 2011 9:47 AM EDT Credit: WireImage
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Baby is not putting the “Dirty Dancing” reboot in the corner!
“I love @Kennyortega and trust that he will do something special #DirtyDancingRemake,” Jennifer Grey, who co-starred with Patrick Swayze in the original movie, Tweeted on Monday night.
“Blown away by all of the love expressed for #DirtyDancing. Makes me want to see it again. So grateful to have been a part of it,” she wrote in another Tweet.
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On Monday, Lionsgate announced plans to reboot the beloved movie with Ortega, the film’s original choreographer, in the director’s chair.
Lionsgate is in talks with the original writer and co-producer of the 1987 film, Eleanor Bergstein, to become involved with the reboot in some capacity, the studio said in a release.
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