Jake Gyllenhaal in Remake of Patrick Swayze’s “Street Home”

Jake Gyllenhaal will star in a task originated by Patrick Swayze in a remake of the 1989 movie “Street Home,” Selection introduced on Aug. 2. Within the authentic film, Swayze performs chill bouncer James Dalton, who’s employed to work at a Missouri bar. He winds up defending the membership and the city from corrupt native enterprise magnate Brad Wesley, initially performed by Ben Gazzara.

Whereas the unique film was a modest field workplace success, its campy motion scenes made it right into a cult traditional. The remake will star Gyllenhaal as an ex-UFC fighter who will get a job at a bar within the Florida Keys, in keeping with Deadline.

“‘Street Home’ is a homerun for us. Not solely is it a nod to followers of the unique, however it is usually an enormous, enjoyable, broad viewers film,” mentioned Amazon Studios head Jennifer Salke, per Variety. “We’re thrilled to collaborate with Joel, Doug, and this nice forged led by Jake Gyllenhaal, and for them to come back collectively to reimagine the traditional MGM movie as an action-packed journey for our world viewers.”

Director Doug Liman additionally expressed his pleasure. “I am thrilled to place my very own spin on the beloved ‘Street Home’ legacy,” he mentioned. “And I am unable to wait to indicate audiences what Jake and I are going to do with this iconic function.”

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