According to THR Dancing will be produced by Allison Shearmur Productions with a script by Jessica Sharzer (American Horror Story) and music by Adam Anders and Peer Astrom (Glee).
As breathtaking as his moves may be, my, oh my does this newbie have some big dancing shoes to fill.
Prattes drew attention for his dance skills (and toned physique) in P!nk's music video for her hit "Try" (see it below).
Abigail Breslin has been announced as Jennifer Grey's role, Baby, while Debra Messing has been cast as Baby's mother. Prattes has a professional dance background and performed on P!nk's "The Truth About Love Tour" before starring in the singer's "Try" music video.
With Abigail Breslin already locked in to play Baby, ABC's Dirty Dancing has finally found its Johnny Castle.
The film's plot focuses on Baby, who is on vacation at a Catskills resort with her family when she falls for the camp's dance teacher.
The TV event (not a live telecast) will be directed by Wayne Blair and choreographed by Hamilton's Andy Blankenbuehler.