Production Weekly is reporting that Lionsgate is in development of a remake of the classic 1987 film, “Dirty Dancing”, based on a new script by Julia Dahl (“Uptown Girl”).

The original classic film starred Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey as a dancing instructor at a Catskills resort and a visiting New Yorker respectively, who fall in love and compete in a local dance competition. Made for just $6 million, the film has gone on to earn a massive $213.95 million worldwide as of 2007.

Stay tuned to for the latest movie news and more from the remake of “Dirty Dancing”.

By Costa Koutsoutis (Source: Production Weekly)

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