NOOOOO! Dirty Dancing Remake Confirmed

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In case the rash of superhero movies and sequels wasn't evidence enough that Hollywood is out of ideas...

Lionsgate has confirmed plans to remake Dirty Dancing, the iconic film that launched the careers of Jennifer Grey and certified Patrick Swayze as a true, hip-swiveling hunk.

According to Variety, Kenny Ortega - who choreographed many of the original movie's dance numbers - will direct the new version and include such classics as "(I've Had) The Time of My Life," "Hungry Eyes" and "She's Like the Wind."

"The opportunity to direct Dirty Dancing is like returning home for me," said Ortega, who helmed the High School Musical franchise and Michael Jackson's This Is It). "Growing up in the '60s on the dance floor helped define me as a person and as an artist."

Considering his HSM background, might Zac Efron land the lead role of Johnny Castle? Who else could you imagine as this character? And are you even excited for a Dirty Dancing remake?

 

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NOTHING WILL COMPARE TO THE ORIGINAL.. NOTHING

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you can't make a great better.. there is no way.. the new dirty dancing will EVEN COMPETE WITH THE OLD ONE..

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NO,NO,NO,NO!!!!CAN NOT AND SHOULD NOT BE DONE.....TOTALLY DISRESPECTFUL!!!!!

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DO NOT DO IT!! I WILL NOT, I REPEAT WILL NOT WATCH IT & NO ONE ELSE WANTS IT EITHER!! NO ONE CAN TAKE THE PLACE OF PATRICK & JENIFER ESPECIALLY NOT ZAC EFRON?! PULEASE!!!!

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How about Gone With the Wind next? Or Sophie's Choice, or uh, The Wizard of Oz or many of the Hitchcock films. Sure. Make them over and delete the classics and the classic stars. Let new actors make their own classics. NOw that Patrick Swayze & Jerry Orbach have died, not to mention Jenifer Gray's original face, why not? Nobody appreciates classics in Hollywood anymore. And everybody wants to leave baby in the corner. Blah!

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No no no! No movie needs a freakin' remake!!! This movie is perfect, no need to change it.

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I can't believe these people would totally disrespect Patrick & Jennifer like this! It is absolutely CRAZY to think they can replace either actor. I think Lisa (Patrick's widow) should put her foot down & tell them not to do this!
Why can't Hollywood just come up with some ideas of their own instead of remakes!? Guess that shows their lack of creativity having to ride the coat tails of their predecessors!
Count me out on this one!

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Can't Hollywood come up with anything original? Remake movies that stunk & make them better not classics.

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OMFG Kenny Ortega is Satan. First Michael Jackson dies, and now Dirty Dancing !?!?! That's blasphemy!

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Well, now Penny "taking care of things" won't be the only abortion featured here.

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