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Recast Dirty Dancing!


Every Wednesday on BuzzSugar, I post a Recast challenge, where I ask you to choose new actors for a classic TV show or movie. This week, let's go back to the summer of 1963, when a girl named Baby became a woman. Released in 1987, Dirty Dancing has a little bit of everything: class conflict, father-daughter confrontations, an abortion, and a campy dance number, all set during the dreamy summertime in the Catskills.

Jennifer Grey, Patrick Swayze, and the gang made for a memorable cast, but if you could cast this movie today, who would you pick to play the stubborn Baby, temperamental Johnny, and gruff Dr. Houseman? What about dancer Penny or Baby's haughty sister, Lisa? Leave your entry in the comment section, and I'll pick one winner to feature next Tuesday, March 27, complete with a "new" cast photo.

Characters to recast:
Baby (Jennifer Grey)
Johnny (Patrick Swayze)
Dr. Houseman (Jerry Orbach)
Lisa (Jane Brucker)
Penny (Cynthia Rhodes)

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