Chelsom To Direct 'Shall We Dance?' Remake

Shall We Dance (1997)
Shall We Dance
Miramax Films has set director Peter Chelsom ("Serendipity") to helm its remake of the 1996 film "Shall We Dance?," reports Variety.

The movie tallied a record U.S. box office gross for a Japanese film.

"Shall We Dance?" grossed $10 million in its original release, during which Miramax bought distribution and remake rights.

The romantic comedy concerns a staid working man who takes a ballroom dancing class in an effort to impress a beautiful dance teacher. In the end, the dancing helps him save his marriage.

The movie was discovered at the 1996 Cannes Film Festival.

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