deadline.com Lionsgate has set Maria Maggenti to script the Dirty Dancing remake that has Kenny Ortega attached to direct. Ortega was the choreographer of the 1987 Emile Ardolino-helmed film about a pampered young girl who summers with her upscale family at an establishment in the Catskills and falls in love with the resident dance instructor.
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Dirty Dancing Synopsis and Credits

The new film is a celebration of one of the most beloved movies of all time. Paying tribute to the emotional excitement of first love, the thrills and complexity of sexual awakening, the soul stirring power of dance, and the classic tale of teenage Baby’s forbidden romance with Johnny Castle, the remake will incorporate classic songs from the 1960s, hits from the original film and brand new compositions.

"Dirty Dancing" stars .

Directed by Kenny Ortega.
Written by Brad Falchuk.
Produced by Debra Martin Chase and Kenny Ortega.
Production company/distributor: Lionsgate.

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