Dirty Dancing, the legendary 1987 film, is a fan favorite that will almost always be at the top of people’s lists.
The principal actor, the late Patrick Swayze, rose to fame due to his performance in this much-loved picture, and his co-star Jennifer Grey remains highly attached to its legacy.
Jennifer Grey is famous worldwide for playing “Baby” in Dirty Dancing. The story follows Baby and her family as they spend time at a resort, showing her romantic journey with Swayze’s rebellious dancing instructor.
This film has become an instant classic, with many fans asking for a sequel. Even with their demands, Grey has only committed to making it if specific high standards are met to honor Patrick Swayze and the fans’ affinity for the film.
In interviews done years after the movie, Jennifer Grey talked a lot about what it was like to work on Dirty Dancing. While there was no connection between her and Patrick Swayze, she admitted that their physical bodies were inherently attracted to each other.
At Cinemacon in April 2022, Lionsgate made an unexpected announcement: they plan to make a sequel to the legendary movie.
Grey was next present for an interview on The Drew Barrymore Show, where she commented on the future sequel project.
Jennifer Grey recently discussed the planned sequel to the iconic film Dirty Dancing. She clarified that she would make no exceptions when presenting a flick of the highest quality.
She also stated that some of the original cast members would reprise their roles in the film. Furthermore, while Patrick Swayze’s character Johnny Castle will not be replaced, his story and spirit will be continued as a separate piece in the sequel.
Grey stressed that this complex undertaking would be crucial for the film’s success.
Patrick Swayze’s death in 2009 was a tragic loss for the entertainment world and his longtime partner and co-star, Jennifer Grey.