Jack Gyllenhaal-starred “Road House” reboot gets green light at Prime Video

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Jack Gyllenhaal-starred “Road House” reboot gets green light at Prime Video

“Road Houe” -a remake of a 1989 MGM action-adventure which will feature Jack Gyllenhaal, the 41-year-old American actor and a receiver of numerous accolades, had received a go-ahead signal at Prime Video, Amazon said in a statement on Tuesday.

In the matter of the fact, the reimagined look on the classic that also will star Patrick Swayze, will be an Amazon Prime original. According to the statement released by Amazon’s Prime Video, the remake of the action-adventure will be directed by Doug Liman, while Charles Mondry along with Anthony Bagarozzi have reportedly been working on the film’s screenplay writing.

Besides, Joel Silver, who had produced the original “Road House” of MGM, would be back to produce the remake through Silver Pictures, while JJ Hook, Aaron Auch alongside Alison Winter will executive produce the movie.

Gyllenhaal-starred "Road House" receives greenlight at Amazon

On top of that, latest statement from Amazon Studios came against the backdrop of a long-running gossip that Gyllenhaal alongside Liman might join the Amazon original.

The news first broke off through a media outlet report back in the November of 2021. Nevertheless, Prime Video had officially made the announcement of the tie-up late on Tuesday as beforementioned. Meanwhile, expressing an out and out optimism over Gyllenhaal’s inclusion into the project, Amazon Studio head Jennifer Salke said, “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. We are thrilled to collaborate with Joel, Doug, and 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”.