“Road House” Trailer Reveals Jake Gyllenhaal vs Conor McGregor in Ferocious Remake

Road House is now open for business, but fair warning—don’t mess with the bouncer.

Jake Gyllenhaal stars in Amazon MGM Studios’ remake of the 1989 classic that starred Patrick Swayze as the bouncer Dalton, an impossibly tough fella—imbued with Swayze’s singular charm and grace—who was hired as a bouncer at a rough Florida bar to tame the unruly. Things got a lot more complicated than your average bar brawl, however, and that’s precisely what will happen in director Doug Liman’s new take. Gyllenhaal takes on the Swayze role as Dalton, an ex-UFC fighter who washes up in the Florida Keys with not a whole lot going for him when the owner of a local roadhouse offers him a chance to turn his fortunes around while helping her clean up her bar.

That owner is played by Jessica Williams, who reveals in the trailer that she’s grown a little tired of a new breed of nasty clientele coming to her establishment. That’s why she asks Dalton to step in and step up, deploying his skills as a fighter to keep the riff-raff at bay. He’s got that part handled in spades, but when the real heavies come in with a plan to bulldoze the roadhouse in favor of a new property, they deploy a man with the ability to take Dalton to the very limit. The person playing that man is MMA legend Conor McGregor, making his acting debut.

Joining Gyllenhaal, Williams, and McGregor in the cast are Billy Magnussen, Daniela Melchior, Gbemisola Ikumelo, Lukas Gage, Hannah Love Lanier, Arturo Castro, Dominique Columbus, Travis Van Winkle, and B.K. Cannon.

Check out the trailer below. Road House arrives on Prime Video on march 21.

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Featured image: Jake Gyllenhaal and Conor McGregor in “Road House.” Courtesy Prime Video.


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