‘Dirty Dancing’ Remake Promo Teaser is Here

‘Dirty Dancing’ Remake Promo Teaser is Here

Filmed the Asheville area of North Carolina, ABC’s upcoming TV musical remake of Dirty Dancing will premiere this May, and and the first official promo has arrived online today, featuring Abigail Breslin and Colt Prattes in the roles made famous by Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze in the original, which was filmed in Lake Lure, North Carolina and released in 1987. In the new film, Abigail Breslin (Scream Queens, The Final Girl) takes over Grey’s role, with Colt Prattes dancing into the part of Swayze’s Johnny Castle. The all star cast also…

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‘Dirty Dancing’ Remake First Look Photos Released

‘Dirty Dancing’ Remake First Look Photos Released

Filmed the Asheville area of North Carolina, ABC’s upcoming TV musical remake of Dirty Dancing will premiere this May, and and after many of the cast members posted some sneak peeks earlier this week, a huge batch of 31 official photos have been released online today, giving us our first look at the new re-imagining. The original Dirty Dancing was filmed in Lake Lure, North Carolina and released in 1987, starring Jennifer Grey in the role of “Baby” and the late Patrick Swayze. In the new film, Abigail Breslin (Scream Queens, The…

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‘Dirty Dancing’ Remake Teaser Poster Unveiled

‘Dirty Dancing’ Remake Teaser Poster Unveiled

Filmed the Asheville area of North Carolina, ABC’s upcoming TV musical remake of Dirty Dancing will premiere this May, and and the first official bit of key art was released today in the form of a teaser poster that quickly channels the original classic, which was also filmed in North Carolina, featuring Abigail Breslin and Colt Prattes striking a familiar pose. The original Dirty Dancing was filmed in Lake Lure, North Carolina and released in 1987, starring Jennifer Grey in the role of “Baby” and the late Patrick Swayze. In the new…

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‘Dirty Dancing’ Premiere Date Announced

‘Dirty Dancing’ Premiere Date Announced

Filmed the Asheville area of North Carolina, ABC’s upcoming TV musical remake of Dirty Dancing officially has a premiere date set for this May. The new three-hour Dirty Dancing musical event will air on the ABC television network on Wednesday, May 24 at 8pm. The original Dirty Dancing was filmed in Lake Lure, North Carolina and released in 1987, starring Jennifer Grey in the role of “Baby” and the late Patrick Swayze. In the new film, Abigail Breslin (pictured below; Scream Queens, The Final Girl) takes over Grey’s role, with Colt Prattes dancing…

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‘Masterminds’, ‘Disappointments Room’ Get New Release Dates (Again)

‘Masterminds’, ‘Disappointments Room’ Get New Release Dates (Again)

After apparently emerging from its recent bankruptcy troubles, Relativity Media has announced new release dates for four of its on-the-shelf movies, including the Zach Galifianakis comedy Masterminds and the Kate Beckinsale horror thriller The Disappointments Room, both of which were filmed in North Carolina and are now set to (hopefully) finally arrive in theaters later this year. Following numerous postponed dates, the current schedule as of today has Masterminds hitting theaters on Sept. 30 (as we previously reported) and The Disappointments Room opening on Nov. 18. Filmed in and around Asheville…

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Debra Messing Not Happy ‘Dirty Dancing’ Couldn’t Relocate After HB2

Debra Messing Not Happy ‘Dirty Dancing’ Couldn’t Relocate After HB2

While much of the country continues to boycott North Carolina over the recent adoption of House Bill 2 (HB2), filming of ABC’s upcoming TV musical remake of Dirty Dancing started this week in the Asheville area,  as production was already too far underway to consider relocating amid the ongoing Hollywood backlash aimed a Gov. McCrory, but one of the ABC movie’s stars, Debra Messing (Will & Grace), tweeted today about her displeasure that she has to work in the state in light of the current discrimination controversy. Messing tweeted today, “Heading to…

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Asheville 48 Hour Film Project Registration Now Open

Asheville 48 Hour Film Project Registration Now Open

Registration is now open in Asheville, North Carolina for the annual 48 Hour Film Project, where interested filmmakers from all over the Asheville area will compete to see who can make the best short film in only 48 hours. The winning film will go up against entries from around the world at Filmapalooza 2017 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2017 Court Métrage. Registration officially opened today, and you can register now online here. The early bird entry fee of…

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‘Dirty Dancing’ Cast Original vs Remake

‘Dirty Dancing’ Cast Original vs Remake

Filming of ABC’s upcoming TV musical remake of Dirty Dancing started today in the Asheville area of North Carolina, and we already have a preview of Sarah Hyland’s new look as Lisa Houseman (revealed today via Twitter), which you can check out below. With filming beginning today, we thought it would be fun to take a look at some side-by-side comparisons of some of the key original cast members next to their new counterparts. Check it out below! The new three-hour Dirty Dancing musical event will air on the ABC television network. The…

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‘Dirty Dancing’ To Begin Filming April 11

‘Dirty Dancing’ To Begin Filming April 11

Though Lionsgate pulled its new Hulu series from North Carolina due to the industry’s swelling opposition to the state’s recent adoption of House Bill 2, the studio’s upcoming TV musical remake of Dirty Dancing is thankfully too far into pre-production to consider relocating, and now we know when filming in the Asheville area of western North Carolina is set to begin. With pre-production already well underway at locations including the High Hampton Inn in Cashiers, filming of ABC’s three-hour Dirty Dancing remake is scheduled to start this Monday, April 11, shooting first…

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Watch Debra Messing Dish To Rachael Ray About ‘Dirty Dancing’

Watch Debra Messing Dish To Rachael Ray About ‘Dirty Dancing’

Debra Messing (Will and Grace) appeared on Rachael Ray’s talk show last week, where she discussed her role in the upcoming TV musical remake of Dirty Dancing, about to start filming in western North Carolina, near where the classic original movie was also made. You can watch Messing express her excitement for the project and for coming to work in North Carolina in a clip from the episode in the player below (starting at about the 2:22 mark)! Share:

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