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Dirty Dancing sequel starring Jennifer Grey announced 33 years after original

Star of first film will also executive produce follow-up to hit summer romance movie, with Jonathan Levine directingAn official sequel to the hit summer romance movie Dirty Dancing has been announced, 33 years after the first film was released.Jennifer Grey, who starred in the original as Frances “Baby” Houseman, whose summer camp is enlivened by […]

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Jennifer Grey Is Working on a New Dance Movie That May Be ‘Dirty Dancing’ Sequel

There may be another “Dirty Dancing” movie in the works.Original star Jennifer Grey is collaborating with Lionsgate on an untitled dance movie in which she will star and executive produce.The studio refuses to comment on whether the project, set in the 1990s, will bring back Grey’s Frances “Baby” Houseman character. “Dirty Dancing” starred Patrick Swayze […]

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Ghost at 30: the shock romantic blockbuster that tried to do it all

Patrick Swayze’s unusual star appeal helped make the supernatural romance the biggest hit of 1990 despite being resolutely unhipAmerican cinema has never had a star quite like Patrick Swayze, who now seems like a bridge between eras, redefining masculinity after an 80s dominated by brute-force heroes like Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone and, to a much […]

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Film News Roundup: ‘Hunger Games,’ ‘John Wick’ and More Set for Free YouTube Showings

In today’s film news roundup, Lionsgate offers four of its biggest films free on YouTube, Bruce Lee gets a Criterion Collection release and the stagecraft union Iatse devises a method for bringing utilities to hospitals.Free StreamingLionsgate has announced that it will stream “The Hunger Games,” “La La Land,” “John Wick” and “Dirty Dancing” for free […]

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U.K.’s Secret Cinema to Launch Its First Event in China

The U.K.’s Secret Cinema, which puts on immersive cinema experiences, is to launch its first show in China, the world’s second-biggest film market. The British events company has partnered with Smg Live to debut “Secret Cinema Presents ‘Casino Royale‘” in Shanghai in November.The production, which revolves around the film that rebooted the James Bond franchise […]

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Richard Alan Greenberg Dies: Title Designer On ‘Alien’, ‘Superman’, ‘Matrix’ & Many More Was 71

Richard Alan Greenberg, an Oscar-nominated title designer and motion-graphics pioneer, died June 16 in New York City. He was 71. Greenberg scored his Oscar nom for Best Visual Effects on the 1987 Anrold Schwarzenegger thriller Predator. Among his many other notable opening-sequence credits are Superman, Alien, Dirty Dancing, Zelig, The Untouchables, The World According to […]

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