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Dirty Dancing Remake in the Works

Baby May Come Out of Her Corner For a Dirty Dancing Remake

It's starting to feel like a week never goes by without news of a movie remake, and I have a feeling you're all going to have some strong opinions about this one. According to a tweet from Production Weekly, there's a remake of Dirty Dancing in the works. Details are still sketchy, but apparently the script will be written by Julia Dahl. Personally, I'm a little worried about messing with a classic — wasn't the Havana Nights sequel enough?

On the other hand, I have to admit that I'm looking forward to the remake of Fame, with fresh talent and new 21st century setting (check out a hot new trailer after the jump). I was also impressed with Channing Tatum's spot-on impression of Patrick Swayze from a few weeks ago, but I'm not sure I can imagine new actors doing justice to the original — Dirty Dancing's '80s setting and utterly cheesy dialogue are inherent in its wonder. A couple of years ago, you all weighed in on who would make the perfect Baby and Johnny, but who would you cast now that it is really happening?

To see the new Fame trailer, just read more.

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