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Lionsgate Live: DIRTY DANCING Tonight

A star-studded celebration of the theatrical filmgoing experience hosted by Jamie Lee Curtis and brought to you LIVE. Benefitting the Will Rogers Motion Picture Pioneers Foundation, dedicated to helping people who work in the motion picture industry and currently providing financial assistance to theater employees furloughed by the COVID-19 crisis. CLICK HERE to see how to watch the film. The studio is presenting Lionsgate Live! A Night at the Movies, a program of four Fridays of free movies streaming live on YouTube. The studio will team with Fandango and YouTube to livestream four of Lionsgate's most popular library titles – the blockbuster The Hunger Games, the classic Dirty Dancing, the Academy Award®-winning La La Land, and the box office smash John Wick – on Lionsgate’s YouTube page and Fandango’s Movieclips YouTube page. Lionsgate Live! A Night at the Movies will be hosted by Jamie Lee Curtis. Curtis will share her own movie memories as she is joined by special gu

LIONSGATE Will Be Doing Fridays Of FREE FLICKS

Global content leader Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) announced today that the studio will honor the communal experience of watching movies in movie theaters and support the people who make those places great with a special program that reminds everyone how much we love going to the cinema. The studio is presenting Lionsgate Live! A Night at the Movies , a program of four Fridays of free movies streaming live on YouTube. Beginning this Friday and continuing every Friday spanning four consecutive weeks, the studio will team with Fandango and YouTube to livestream four of Lionsgate's most popular library titles – the blockbuster The Hunger Games , the classic Dirty Dancing , the Academy Award®-winning La La Land , and the box office smash John Wick – on Lionsgate’s YouTube page and Fandango’s Movieclips YouTube page. Lionsgate Live! A Night at the Movies will be hosted by Jamie Lee Curtis . Curtis will share her own movie memories as she is joined by special guest celebriti

Nicole Scherzinger Cast In ABC's Dirty Dancing

Nicole Scherzinger has been tapped to take on the role played by Cynthia Rhodes, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The three-hour TV movie is being written and exec produced by Jessica Sharzer (American Horror Story, The L Word) and, like the 1987 Patrick Swayze/Jennifer Grey starrer, revolves around Baby ( Abigail Breslin ), an innocent young woman who vacations with her affluent parents at an early-1960s Catskill Mountains resort and gets swept off her feet by Johnny ( Colt Prattes ), a handsome, working-class dance instructor. Penny, for those who don't recall, is Johnny's dance partner and part of the entertainment staff at the resort. She and Johnny enlist Baby's help and teach her to dance. Debra Messing co-stars as Marjorie Houseman, Baby's mother. The movie is produced by Lionsgate TV and Allison Shearmur Productions (The Hunger Games), with Eleanor Bergstein — who penned the screenplay for the original movie — on board as an executive producer. Grammy

Abigail Breslin To Play "Baby" In ABC Networks Dirty Dancing

ABC network has announced that it will present a new adaptation of the 1987 popular film " Dirty Dancing ," according to The Hollywood Reporter. In the role of Baby will be Oscar nominee Abigail Breslin , from the Fox TV series " Scream Queens ." According to the THR report, Breslin, who was nominated for an Academy Award for her role as the young girl in "Little Miss Sunshine," is the only actress to be cast in the production. Emmy nominee Jessica Sharzer ("American Horror Story") will write the script, Australian director Wayne Blair ("The Sapphires") will helm, Hamilton's Andy Blankenbuehler will choreograph and Grammy nominee Adam Anders and Peer Astrom ("Glee") will compose the music. The three-hour event from Lionsgate TV will be produced by Allison Shearmur Productions ("The Hunger Games") and Eleanor Bergstein, who wrote the screenplay for the original movie. Stephen Altman is slated as as producing

DIRTY DANCING Remake On It Way

Oh my, they are going to remake Dirty Dancing . Is anything from the 80's sacred? Looks like all the films we grew up on are going to get an update. SANTA MONICA, CA (August 08, 2011) - LIONSGATE® (NYSE: LGF), a leading global entertainment company, is set to produce DIRTY DANCING , based on the classic 1987 film of the same name, it was announced today by Joe Drake, President of Lionsgate’s Motion Picture Group. The original film’s choreographer Kenny Ortega (HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL, Michael Jackson’s THIS IS IT), will direct. Debra Martin Chase (THE PRINCESS DIARIES, THE SISTERHOOD OF THE TRAVELING PANTS) and Kenny Ortega are producing. The studio is in talks with Eleanor Bergstein, the writer and co-producer of the original film, regarding her involvement in the new film in a producorial capacity. Alli Shearmur, President of Motion Picture Development and Production, is overseeing the project on behalf of Lionsgate. The new film is a celebration of one of the most beloved movie

Patrick Swayze Passes Away At The Age Of 57

Patrick Swayze Passes Away At The Age Of 57 Today we lost another great Actor. It is a sad day for all. When I heard the news I didn't belive it, had to turn on the news and there it was Patrick Swayze passed away. Patrick Swayze was in some of my favorite classic movies. Road House dam good movie! Point Break another classic, Red Dawn Come on now and who can forget The Outsiders and one of April's favorite movie Dirty Dancing . Patrick Swayze, the hunky actor who danced his way into moviegoers' hearts with "Dirty Dancing" and then broke them with "Ghost," died Monday after a battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 57. "Patrick Swayze passed away peacefully today with family at his side after facing the challenges of his illness for the last 20 months," his publicist, Annett Wolf, said in a statement Monday evening. Swayze died in Los Angeles, Wolf said, but she declined to give further details. Fans of the actor were saddened to learn