Kenny Ortega has Baby in his corner

News of a <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ENMV0000003631" title="Dirty Dancing (movie)" href="/topic/entertainment/movies/dirty-dancing-%28movie%29-ENMV0000003631.topic">"Dirty Dancing"</a> remake was met with a resounding groan, but director Kenny Ortega (who choreographed the original) has at least one fan on his side: <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB002096" title="Jennifer Grey" href="/topic/entertainment/movies/jennifer-grey-PECLB002096.topic">Jennifer Grey</a>. <a href="http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/gossip/2011/08/jennifer-grey-dirty-dancing-remake-lionsgate-baby-kenny-ortega.html" target="_blank">The actress, who played Baby</a> opposite <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB003803" title="Patrick Swayze" href="/topic/entertainment/movies/patrick-swayze-PECLB003803.topic">Patrick Swayze</a>'s Johnny in the film, tweeted, "I love @Kennyortega and trust that he will do something special #DirtyDancingRemake." Of course, a reboot of the wildly successful love story of a sheltered teen who falls for a dancer while on vacation can't be all bad. Click to find out <a href="http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/movies/2011/08/dirty-dancing-remake-kenny-ortega-time-life.html" target="_blank">why it might actually work</a>.

( Associated Press )

News of a "Dirty Dancing" remake was met with a resounding groan, but director Kenny Ortega (who choreographed the original) has at least one fan on his side: Jennifer Grey. The actress, who played Baby opposite Patrick Swayze's Johnny in the film, tweeted, "I love @Kennyortega and trust that he will do something special #DirtyDancingRemake." Of course, a reboot of the wildly successful love story of a sheltered teen who falls for a dancer while on vacation can't be all bad. Click to find out why it might actually work.

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