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Ronda Rousey's 'Road House' remake finds its director

Rousey to play bouncer you won't want to mess with

Ben Gourlay | Oct 12, 2015 at 8:44 pm CDT (0 mins, 48 secs time to read)

The 1989 classic 'Road House' which starred Patrick Swayze as a bouncer hired to clean up a small-town roadside bar and ultimately protect them from a corrupt businessman is getting a big-screen remake, with UFC star Rona Rousey attached to the Swayze role.

Ronda Rousey's 'Road House' remake finds its director |

According to The Hollywood Reporter, 'John Q' and 'The Notebook' director Nick Cassavetes will write and direct the remake, which will film early next year. With cameo roles in 'Entourage: The Movie', 'Expendables 3' and 'Furious 7', the undefeated UFC fighter is looking to make her mark in film with another leading role in an adaptation of her autobiography 'My Fight/Your Fight' also on the way.

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Ben Gourlay


Ben is based in Australia and has been writing entertainment based news and reviews since 2002 and for TweakTown since 2007. A student of film, Ben brings a wide understanding of the medium to the latest happenings in entertainment circles and the latest blockbuster theatrical reviews.

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