What does Baby (er, Jennifer Grey) think of Dirty Dancing remake?

Aug 10, 2011 at 5:52 p.m. ET

What does Jennifer Grey think of a Dirty Dancing remake? Fans took to Twitter to share their doubt that a remake could be as good as the original -- and the original Baby weighs in!

It is hard to picture anyone else but Patrick Swayze saying, "Nobody puts Baby in the corner!" but that is exactly what Lionsgate is planning on doing with a Dirty Dancing remake.

Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey in Dirty Dancing

Jennifer Grey, who starred in the 1987 classic with Patrick Swayze, rose to fame after her portrayal of Baby, a somewhat naïve gal who gets schooled in life and in the art of dirty dancing.

The original earned $214 million worldwide and had a bestselling soundtrack -- and the studio thought it was time for a remake with Kenny Ortega directing… and Grey agrees!

"I love @Kennyortega and trust that he will do something special #DirtyDancingRemake," Grey tweeted.

Ortega has been closely linked to Dirty Dancing, as he was the choreographer on the original movie!

"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," she tells the Wall Street Journal in a statement.

"Blown away by all of the love expressed for #DirtyDancing. Makes me want to see it again. So grateful to have been a part of it," she tweeted. Maybe we can expect to see a little cameo in the remake?

Tell us: Who do you think should play Baby in a remake of Jennifer Grey?

Image courtesy Lionsgate