Hollywood heart-throb Patrick Swayze has always dreamed of remaking 1935 classic Top Hat as a tribute to his dancing icon Ginger Rogers.
The Dirty Dancing star wanted to step into Fred Astaire's shoes, but Rogers, who died in 1995, told Swayze the movie would only work if it was filled with sex - and the 54-year-old wanted to stay true to the original.
He says, "I dreamed of dancing with her. I would love to see if it would work today.
"(Before she died) I asked Ginger if she felt the same way and she replied woefully that audiences would only watch a remake of Top Hat if it was full of sex and rock 'n' roll."
He says, "I was sitting next to Fred Astaire at the 1976 Oscars and we were having a few laughs. They announced his category and he didn't win and that minute he put on his sunglasses. I don't even think I had a thought, I just reached for the glasses.
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