First look at Jake Gyllenhaal in Road House remake

Jake Gyllenhaal’s upcoming film, “Road House,” has been previewed for the first time in a new trailer. A remake of the 1989 film with the same title, which featured Patrick Swayze as a bouncer sent to work at a notorious bar in Missouri, Gyllenhaal assumes the lead role in the modern adaptation. In the new version, set to be released on Prime Video in March next year, Gyllenhaal plays an ex-UFC fighter who takes on a job at a bar in Florida, offering a contemporary twist on the original plot.

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In addition to Jake Gyllenhaal, “Road House” will feature notable actors such as Billy Magnussen from “No Time to Die,” Daniela Melchior from “Suicide Squad,” Gbemisola Ikumelo from “Famalam,” Lukas Gage from “Euphoria,” and Beau Knapp from “Super 8.”

Prime Video released a compilation video showcasing upcoming movies and TV shows for 2024, offering a brief glimpse of Road House. The footage included an elaborate fight sequence featuring Gyllenhaal’s character, providing viewers with a preview of the action-packed scenes in the upcoming film.

When the remake was initially announced in 2022, Amazon Studios head Jennifer Salke expressed enthusiasm, stating, “Road House is a homerun for us. Not only is it a nod to fans of the original, but it is also a big, fun, broad audience movie.”

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“We are thrilled to collaborate with this great cast led by Jake Gyllenhaal, and for them to come together to reimagine the classic MGM film as an action-packed adventure for our global audience.”

The preview also highlighted other upcoming projects on Prime Video, including new seasons of The Boys and Outer Range, the series adaptation of the popular video game Fallout, and the film Mr and Ms Smith, featuring Donald Glover.

Upcoming movies on the platform include the sci-fi Foe, starring Paul Mescal and Saoirse Ronan, as well as the comedy Ricky Stanicky, featuring Zac Efron and John Cena.

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