If a remake of Dirty Dancing had to be happen, then it was crucial that every detail was in order. If anything was out of place, wrong or tonally off, then rabid fans of the original would make it known. That said, ABC sure as better brace themselves for the wrath of Johnny Castle diehards.
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Caitlyn Jenner will appear in Transparent, Faye Dunaway will join Hand of God, and the forthcoming Doctor Who spin-off series sets its cast. All of that and more in today’s TV casting round-up!
My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 star Nia Vardalos has signed on for ABC’s new Shonda Rhimes series The Catch. She will recur, but details of her role in the cat-and-mouse drama are being kept under wraps.
Minnie Driver will star in ABC drama Speechless, Bill Bellamy will join Becki Newton in new Fox comedy, Mighty Aphrodite’s Michael Rapaport reteams with Woody Allen on Amazon, and more in our daily TV casting round-up!
Lando himself has joined ABC’s Dirty Dancing remake; Training Day has recruited Drew Van Acker; Georgina Haig will head to Mars for the CW; and more in today’s TV casting round-up!
Starz’s adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s American Gods has landed Ian McShane to star opposite The 100‘s Ricky Whittle. Bryan Fuller and Michael Green are writer/showrunners of the series.
Vanessa Williams to star in a new series based on the book from former The View host Star Jones, Jason Lee signs up for CBS comedy, Katie Aselton joins Noah Hawley’s FX pilot Legion, and more in our daily casting round-up!
Demi Moore has signed on to lead the series 10 Days In The Valley from Skydance Television while Powerless has added Danny Pudi, Alan Tudyk, and Christine Kirk. The trio joins previously cast Vanessa Hudgens.
ABC is continuing the trend of reimagining classic films with a new TV movie version of Dirty Dancing. They have attached Abigail Breslin in the role of “Baby,” previously played by Jennifer Grey.
Lionsgate moving forward with the Patrick Swayze classic.