We just got our first look at Amazon road house reboot starring Academy Award nominee Jake Gyllenhaal and former UFC two-division champion Conor McGregor. The biggest takeout? In line with everything we’ve heard about the latter’s post-broken leg rehab, which led to his return to the Octagon… “Notorious” looks seriously henchman.
McGregor himself recently posted these behind-the-scenes images of his acting debut, captured on the idyllic coast of the Dominican Republic where filming is currently taking place. And while he doesn’t offer much on what we can expect from his yet-to-be-revealed film, or any more details about the Gyllenhaal-directed film as a whole, we know for a fact that Fightin’ Irishman won’t be portraying himself.
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“Conor McGregor is very excited to expand his storied career to Hollywood and join Jake Gyllenhaal in this reimagining of road house – a beloved classic,” said McGregor’s own spokesman.
“While fighting remains his main focus, this is the start of another successful venture in the McGregor empire.”
In addition to Jake Gyllenhaal and Conor McGregor, the road house reboot features a cast that currently includes Billy Magnussen, Daniela Melchior, Gbemisola Ikumelo, Lukas Gage, Hannah Love Lanier, Travis Van Winkle, BK Cannon, Arturo Castro, Dominique Columbus, Beau Knapp, as well as Bob Menery.
from Amazon road house The reboot has apparently been a “high priority” since November 2021, when studio executives began holding meetings to discuss rewrites of an earlier draft by Anthony Bagarozzi (the good guys) and Charles Mondry (wild doctor).
Since then, Doug Liman of The Bourne Trilogy, The Age of TomorrowY Made in the USA. fame has been used to direct. Joel Silver, on the other hand, is on board to produce through his Silver Pictures banner with JJ Hook, Alison Winter and Aaron Auch serving as executive producers.
Given the disappointing direct-to-video sequel to the original film in 2006, which starred Johnathon Schaech as the son of Swayze’s James Dalton, you’d think the studio would have learned its lesson. the legacy of Road House 2: Last Callhowever, it has done very little to curb the momentum of this reboot.
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In 2015, the trigger was nearly pulled with another UFC legend turned WWE figure, Ronda Rousey, locked in to star. As for the captain of this ship that never was, The notebook Y John Q. Director Nick Cassavetes has vowed to steer this ship destined to be damned. Now, we’re getting the real deal with Dana White’s top winner.
Check out the first look images and Amazon poster road house reboot starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Conor McGregor, as well as the synopsis for the upcoming movie according to Deadline – beneath:
The new take follows a former UFC fighter (Jake Gyllenhaal) who takes a job as a bouncer at a rough-and-tumble roadhouse in the Florida Keys, but soon discovers that not everything is what it seems in this tropical paradise.