Filming the Road House remake took Jake Gyllenhaal to the cage at a mixed martial arts match in Las Vegas.
It seems that the eighties never go out of fashion and therefore cinema, or rather in this case, Prime Videocontinue to draw on it: this is the case of de The tough guy from the Road House1989 hit film starring the late Patrick Swayze. Today comes the official confirmation of what we were talking about 8 months ago, namely that Doug Liman will directcon Jake Gyllenhaal as protagonist, the remake of the movie. The novelty is that the streaming platform will produce it.
No fear, Jake Gyllenhaal he continues to do his job and no, he doesn’t have a new martial artist pastime like his colleague Tom Hardy. Before the UFC 285 mixed martial arts bout that he saw facing each other Jon Jones e Ciryl Ganethe crew of a film directed by Doug Liman she mingled with the audience to do some filming. The scene involved the protagonist Jake Gyllenhaal knocked out his opponent in the octagonal cage. In case you don’t know, this is the remake of the 1989 film The tough guy from the Road House with the never forgotten Patrick Swayze.
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The production of the film had taken into account the inevitable “theft” of images of the fake meeting, the downside of being able to shoot the film sequence in a real and non-reconstructed context. It would not have been possible to prevent people from using smartphones at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas for the fight Jones vs Ganethus the broadcaster ESPN was authorized to post “stolen” footage on its social channels with Gyllenhaal. The real UFC fighter also plays a role in the film Conor McGregor.
The story of Road House follows a former mixed martial arts champion who takes a job as a bouncer at a Florida club, only to discover a grim reality he did not know. Below you can see some videos with the mock fight between the actor, in great physical shape, and Jay Hierona former wrestler turned actor and stuntman.
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