Patrick Swayze

  • Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore's 'Ghost' to be adapted for television November 14, 2013

    London: Supernatural romantic film 'Ghost' is all set to be revived into a television series by Paramount TV. The company's newly launched TV division has tapped Oscar winner Akiva Goldsman and Jeff Pinkner to cowrite a pilot for the series based on the 1990 hit film of the same name,...
  • Kirstie Alley: Scientology helped me quit drugs November 9, 2012

    New York: Actress Kirstie Alley has revealed that Scientology played a very important role in helping her overcoming a severe addiction to drugs. The 61yearold, who claims to have had secret affair with John Travolta and Patrick Swayze, said that her cocaine use nearly took her life as she feared...
  • Classic 'Dirty Dancing' film to get H'wood remake August 9, 2011

    Los Angeles: The classic 1987 film Dirty Dancing is getting a remake, adding songs from the 1960s and brand new compositions to some of the original music, film studio Lionsgate said on Monday. The beloved coming of age movie, starring the late Patrick Swayze as smoldering dance teacher Johnny Castle...
  • Paramount revives hit film 'Ghost' in Japan June 10, 2010

    Paramount Pictures is bringing "Ghost back to life with a Japanese version of the romance blockbuster, becoming the latest Hollywood studio to launch a local-language production as U.S. films stumble at Japan's box offices. The unit of Viacom Inc also is starting to dub more U.S. movies, such as Shutter...
  • Watch: The hazards of pancreatic cancer September 17, 2009

    This week we lost Hollywood actor Patrick Swayze to pancreatic cancer. Here's more on the disease that's considered the cruelest form of cancer as its hard to detect and carries a high mortality rate. ...
  • Details of Patrick Swayze's memoir released September 17, 2009

    Los Angeles: The first excerpts of Patrick Swayze's memoirs were released on Wednesday, two days after the Dirty Dancing star died from pancreatic cancer at age 57. Written with his wife of 34 years, Lisa Niemi, the book is called The Time of My Life, and hits stores at the end...
  • Watch: A look at Patrick Swayze's life and career September 15, 2009

    The Dirty Dancing star lost his 20 month battle with cancer on September 14. ...
  • Patrick Swayze dies of cancer September 16, 2009

    Los Angeles: Patrick Swayze, the hunky actor who danced his way into moviegoers' hearts with Dirty Dancing and then broke them with Ghost, died om Monday after a battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 57. "Patrick Swayze passed away peacefully on Monday with family at his side after facing the challenges...
  • Patrick Swayze confined to wheelchair August 27, 2009

    London: Actor Patrick Swayze, who is suffering from pancreatic cancer, was confined to a wheelchair as he left hospital following his ongoing treatment. Dailymail.co.uk reports that the 57-year-old star of yesteryears' hit film Dirty Dancing who had danced his way into people's hearts looked weak and frail as he was taken...
  • Actor Patrick Swayze diagnosed with cancer: Reports March 6, 2008

    Los Angeles: Patrick Swayze, the dancer and star of such hit films as Dirty Dancingand Ghost, has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, published reports said on Wednesday. Swayze, 55, was diagnosed with cancer more than a month ago, the New York Post reported on its website, citing a representative for...
  • Patrick Swayze on life after Dirty Dancing June 19, 2007

    Twenty years after Patrick Swayze's most memorable film Dirty Dancing, he is still having the time of his life. CNN's Richard Quest asks the star why he's no longer in the limelight. ...