• The Dirty Dancing sequel is highly anticipated
  • Jennifer Grey is back in her signature role
  • She talks about the late Patrick Swayze

"Baby" is back! The Dirty Dancing star Jennifer Grey (62) reveals the first details of the sequel to the classic film.

Jennifer Grey on Dirty Dancing sequel without Patrick Swayze

It has since been confirmed that Grey herself will be back as "Frances 'Baby' Houseman," she told Entertainment Weekly:

"I can’t tell you much, sadly, but I will tell you that it will involve Baby. It will involve Kellerman’s. There will be music. Unless there’s a lot of CGI, Baby’s going to be a little older."

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Nevertheless, someone is missing from the sequel: Patrick Swayze, who died in 2009. Grey told the news outlet: "What happened happened, and that will never happen again. There will never be another Johnny. There will never be another Patrick." 

Nevertheless, fans of the classic film will have to be patient, because it will take time to see the sequel. Grey revealed: "Filming will start in the spring of 2023 and the film can be expected on February 9, 2024."