Lionsgate announced the Dirty Dancing sequel at CinemaCon in Las Vegas!
Actress Jennifer Gray will return to play Frances “Baby” Houseman in the sequel to Dirty Dancing – Forbidden dances!
Thirty-five years after the first time, Jennifer Gray will return to play Frances “Baby” Houseman in the sequel to Dirty Dancing, the now famous cult film of 1987 directed by Emile Ardolino. As reported Entertainment Weeklythe news was made official by the production company Lionsgate during the CinemaCon in Las Vegas, with a video composed of several sequences of the original film accompanied by a voiceover who announced: “Jennifer Gray will return to the Kellerman village in the next chapter”.
At the moment, no details have been revealed on the plot of the film, nor on the release date in theaters. Dirty Dancing – which grossed over $ 200 million worldwide and won the Oscar and Golden Globe for best song for the song (I’ve Had) The Time of My Lifeperformed by Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes – gave birth in 2004 to Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights starring Diego Luna (Rogue One: a Star Wars Story, Narcos: Mexico) and Romola Garai and a television remake in 2017 starring Abigail Breslin and Nicole Scherzinger. Both projects were heavily criticized by both the public and critics.