Lionsgate won’t be releasing the Dirty Dancing reboot in July 2013 as previously expected, opting to postpone the project until at least 2014. According to Deadline, casting is to blame for the delay:
No cast had been announced. However Deadline has learned that Glee’s Lea Michele, Trespass’Liana Liberato and Canadian singer Nikki Yanofsky were screen tested as wereBrothers & Sisters’ Luke Grime, Nashville Star’s Justin Gaston and Dancing With the Stars’ Derek Hough.
Kenny Ortega is still attached to direct the film. Ortega served as the choreographer on the original film.