They already had the "time of their lives" so why try and have others remake a cult classic?
EW.com is reporting that Kenny Ortega has signed on to direct a big-screen remake of the 1987 "Dirty Dancing," which stars Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze.
And so far the reaction on Twitter has been disgust.
Ortega was a choreographer of the original film, who most recently directed the documentary Michael Jackson's "This Is It."
"The opportunity to direct Dirty Dancing is like returning home for me ... Patrick Swayze set the bar for men dancing in the movies as Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire did before him," Ortega said in a statement according to EW.com. "I believe everywhere you look there is evidence that the talent is out there and I can't wait to begin the process of discovering the next breakout triple-threats."
Here are some fans' reactions on Twitter:
@SundryLinda: Lionsgate has announced a 'Dirty Dancing' remake. OF COURSE THEY HAVE. DIE IN A FIRE, MOVIE INDUSTRY.
@itsshannon: Dear Kenny Ortega, NO ONE wants you to remake Dirty Dancing, signed EVERYONE #nobodyputsBabyinaNEWcorner
@nprmonkeysee: I'm not usually one for freaking out over remakes, but OMG DIRTY DANCING NO NO NO NO NO NO NO.
@Wildaboutmusic: SONG IDEAS FOR THE "DIRTY DANCING" REMAKE: "Hungrier Eyes"? "I've Had The Second Best Time Of My Life"?
Fans also have cleverly screen captured scenes that depict Grey in "Dirty Dancing" making odd faces and wrote captions to match -- basically expressing their horror in hearing about the remake.
See them here.
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