‘Dirty Dancing’ seeking North Carolina extras, 1950s cars

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A remake of the 1987 movie “Dirty Dancing” is seeking extras and dancers for onscreen roles as well as cars from 1950 to 1975.

Documents that a production company submitted to the North Carolina Department of Commerce say the movie will be filmed in the spring, and will employ about 900 extras from North Carolina. Filming will take place in April and May.

The Asheville Citizen-Times reports the new “Dirty Dancing,” a three-hour TV special for ABC, will star Abigail Breslin, Debra Messing and others.

High Hampton Inn & Country Club in Cashiers has confirmed the movie will shoot on its campus.

Tona B. Dahlquist Casting is seeking extras of all ages and ethnic backgrounds. The company lists Asheville, Hendersonville, Cashiers and Saluda as possible locations on its Facebook page. They are also looking for experienced dancers.

For more information about casting, people can search for Tona B. Dahlquist Casting on Facebook.

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