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New ‘Dirty Dancing’ Movie? Jennifer Grey To Star In & Executive Produce Dance Pic At Lionsgate

New ‘Dirty Dancing’ Movie? Jennifer Grey To Star In & Executive Produce Dance Pic At Lionsgate

Exclusive: A new untitled dance movie is taking shape at Lionsgate, set in the 1990s and starring and executive produced by Dirty Dancing Golden Globe nominee Jennifer Grey. While details are being kept quiet, there’s some rumblings that a new Dirty Dancing movie could be in the works. Sources aren’t confirming, but they aren’t putting the idea in a corner either.

Lionsgate holds distribution rights to the Dirty Dancing films, and Grey, of course, played teenager Baby in that movie who falls for her Catskills resort dance instructor, Johnny Castle, played by the late Patrick Swayze. The first movie released in 1987 by Vestron racked up $218 million at the global box office off a $5M production cost, as well as an Oscar and Golden Globe win for the original song “(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life” by Frank Previte, John DeNicola and Donald Markowitz. At the Globes,

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