09 Aug 2011

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Dirty Dancing to be remade

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Dirty Dancing is to get a 21st century remake, it has been revealed.

The hit 1980s film will be brought to life for a new generation by Lionsgate, with High School Musical choreographer Kenny Ortega to organise all the dance moves.

It is not yet known who will play lead characters Johnny Castle and Frances 'Baby' Houseman, who were portrayed so memorably by Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey in the 1987 original.

"The opportunity to direct Dirty Dancing