Late last year, rumors began to spread that Spider-Man: Far From Home Star Jake Gyllenhaal a . will star in road house reboot. Yesterday, it was confirmed that the actor would be tackling a “reimagining” for Prime Video. the original road house is a 1980s cult-classic action/thriller starring Patrick Swayze as a bouncer who is hired to shape a rowdy, dangerous bar. In this new version, Gyllenhaal will play a former UFC fighter, so it’s no surprise that time limit revealed today that UFC champion Conor McGregor will be joining the film, his first major role as an actor.
“Fight icon Conor McGregor expands his career in film to join Jake Gyllenhaal in a reimagining of the beloved classic, Road House,” Amazon Studios shared on Twitter today. McGregor shared the post, which you can see below:
— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) 3 August 2022
Doug Lyman (The Bourne Identity, edge of tomorrow) is signed to direct road houseIncluding Billy Magnussen (no time to die), Daniela Melchior (suicide squad), Gabemisola Icumello (a league of Their Own), Lucas Gage (excitement), Hannah Love Lanier (Tiny Mighty Club), Travis Van Winkle (You), BK Cannon (why do women kill), Arturo Castro (broad city), Dominic Columbus (ray donovan), Beau Knapp (lost symbol), and Bob Meneri (send full podcastThis new version of ) road house Gyllenhaal “playing a former UFC fighter who takes a bouncer job at a rough roadhouse in the Florida Keys, but ‘soon learns that not everything in this tropical paradise is as it seems. ‘”
“I am thrilled to be putting my own spin on the beloved ‘Road House’ legacy,” Doug Liman said in a statement. “And I can’t wait to show the audience what Jake and I are going to do with this iconic role.”
“‘Road House’ is a homerun for us,” said Amazon Studios head Jennifer Salke. “Not only is this a nod to fans of the original, but it’s also going to be a big, fun, wide audience film. We are thrilled to be collaborating with and coming to this great cast led by Joel, Doug and Jake Gyllenhaal. Together to re-imagine the classic MGM film as an action-packed adventure for our global audience.”
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Reference from comicbook.com