Given that a new Dirty Dancing movie is in the works, Jennifer Grey may be going back to the role that made her a global star.
The 60-year-old actress rose to fame around the world when she co-starred with Patrick Swayze in the 1983 film Frances “Baby” Houseman.
Untitled dance film Jennifer is creating with Lionsgate will star in and be executive produced by her.
Since Lionsgate is the owner of the distribution rights to the Dirty Dancing movies, ardent fans have speculated that this new endeavour might be a sequel.
Despite widespread speculation, it has not yet been confirmed that the upcoming movie will continue the story of the cult hit.
Unlike the original blockbuster, which was set in the Catskills in 1963, the upcoming film will take place in the 1990s.
The idea that Jennifer’s upcoming film is a Dirty Dancing sequel has grown as a result of this.
Sadly, Jennifer’s co-star Patrick passed away in 2009 after a fight with pancreatic cancer.
Fans are hoping that Jennifer, who has previously said she does not want to be a part of the Dirty Dancing franchise, has changed her mind.
Before Dirty Dancing, Jennifer and Patrick previously shared a prominent role in a motion picture. In the 1984 film Red Dawn, the actor and the duo shared a leading role.
She became well-known after playing Matthew Broderick’s sister in the financially successful film Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.
In the months before Dirty Dancing’s premiere, Jennifer and Matthew were regarded as the most attractive couple in Hollywood. After meeting on stage, they grew close.
However, the two were involved in a terrible accident while on vacation in Ireland just nine days before the movie’s debut.
Mother and daughter Anna Gallagher and Margaret Doherty died at the scene of the head-on collision, and Jennifer and Matthew suffered severe injuries.
He sustained fractured bones in his leg, a collapsed lung, and a concussion, while Jennifer sustained severe whiplash and tore ligaments in the back of her neck.
Broderick was found guilty and fined despite driving recklessly and being in the wrong lane at the time of the collision.
Jennifer would never be able to dance again and would suffer pain for the rest of her life as a result of the incident.
The woman said she tried massages, hot pads, cold, anti-inflammatories, and anything else she thought might be soothing.
Because of the emotional toll, the actor experienced severe long-term effects because he couldn’t work for several years after the accident.
Then, in the early 1990s, Jennifer made a choice that, in her opinion, had an impact on the rest of her career.
She underwent two nose operations, the second to fix the issues the first one had created.
Several of the actress’ close friends allegedly did not recognize her due to the drastic change, according to the actress.
Jennifer remarked, “I went into the operating room a superstar and came out a stranger. “It was like being in witness protection or avoiding detection. ”.
The actress considered renaming herself to jumpstart her career.
After dating several A-listers, including Michael J., Jennifer wed actor Clark Gregg in 2001. John Travolta and Fox.
Although the couple separated earlier this month, Stella is their only child.
In 2009, Jennifer made an appearance on Dancing With The Stars, the American version of Strictly Come Dancing.
Surgery was performed to treat her compressed spinal cord and stabilize Jennifer’s neck.
She continued, I had been in pain for so long that I didn’t realize how much control it had over my life.
“In order to prevent the pain from getting worse, I gave up doing a number of my favorite activities, including dancing. “.
However, a tiny cancerous node was found on her thyroid during surgery, raising concerns for the patient.
Since the tumour was removed, Jennifer has not developed cancer.
Despite going through a lot, Jennifer and Derek Hough, her professional partner, went on to win the eleventh season of Dancing With The Stars.
She was selected to fill in for head judge Len Goodman on Strictly Come Dancing in 2011 due to her popularity on the program.
Since her early, enormous success, Jennifer has continued to work as an actor, assuming supporting roles in blockbuster movies and famous television shows like House and Grey’s Anatomy.
With the arrival of a new Dirty Dancing movie, Jennifer seems poised to assert herself again as a major player in Hollywood.
On a mere $5 million budget, the first movie brought in a staggering $218 million worldwide.
Additionally, I’ve Had the Time of My Life by Frank Previte won a Golden Globe and an Oscar.
About her performance as Baby, Jennifer received a Golden Globe nomination.