It may be hard to imagine anyone other than the late Patrick Swayze in the role of swoon-worthy dance instructor Johnny in "Dirty Dancing," but soon you won't have to imagine it.
That's because the upcoming TV version of the 1987 big-screen romance has just filled those iconic dancing shoes.
After an extended talent search, actor Colt Prattes has been chosen as the leading man in the ABC/Lionsgate remake.
While his limited screen credits makes him a new face to many, Prattes has already proven himself on the dance floor. He showed off some impressive moves alongside pop star Pink in her "Try" video.
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In the three-hour made-for-TV movie, Prattes will be dancing alongside actress Abigail Breslin, who's taking on Jennifer Grey's role of Baby.
Debra Messing has also been cast in the production as Baby's mom, Marjorie.
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