Jennifer Grey wrote:
"I love @Kennyortega and trust that he will do something special #DirtyDancingRemake," Grey tweeted Tuesday.
Kenny Ortega was the choreographer on the original.
Jennifer Grey also told the Wall Street Journal:
"I'm so excited about this news and I think there's nobody better to do this than my beloved Kenny Ortega, who is as responsible as anyone for the success of the first one. I can't wait to see what he's going to do with it."
No production date has been set.