Have you seen him on TV? The best dance movie of the 1980s will have its sequel. With a long-awaited return!
Dirty Dancing is broadcast tonight on TMC, on this occasion we take stock of the sequel to the 1987 cult film!
Put on your dance clothes and warm up for the lift… Dirty Dancing airs tonight on TMC. On the occasion of the broadcast of the cult film, we take stock of the sequel planned in our theaters in 2024.
In 1987, Jennifer Gray and Patrick Swayze ignited the screens with the romantic comedy Dirty Dancing. Directed by Emile Ardolino, the feature film saw Baby (Jennifer Grey), a young girl who had come to spend a family summer vacation in a holiday club, falling under the spell of a dance teacher played by the late Patrick Swayze.
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With more than 218 million dollars collected at the international box office during its release and the Oscar for Best Original Song for the title (I’ve Had) The Time of My LifeDirty Dancing quickly established itself as THE reference romantic comedy.
A sequel in the form of a remake was released in 2004 with Diego Luna and Romola Garai in the main roles, while in 2017 Abigail Breslin and Colt Prattes took over the roles in a new version.
In May 2022, Jennifer Gray announced that she would be reprising the role that made her famous for the official sequel to Dirty Dancing.
Made official at CinemaCon, Dirty Dancing 2 will mark Baby’s return to the Kellerman pension, 36 years after his memorable summer with Johnny (Patrick Swayze).
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If Patrick Swayze had made a brief appearance in Dirty Dancing 2 in 2004, this is the first time that Jennifer Gray returns.
In July 2022, Jennifer Gray declared on the set of the show Good Morning America want to make this film in honor of Patrick Swayze and in honor of the fans of the 1987 film.
Directed by Jonathan Levine (Warm Bodies), and written by Mikki Daughtry and Tobias Iaconis (Two meters from you), the film is a direct sequel to Emile Ardolino’s film and is due for release on February 9, 2024 in the United States. .