Conor McGregor-Starring ‘Road House’ Remake Gets Official Release Date on Prime Video

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The highly anticipated remake of “Road House” featuring former UFC champion Conor McGregor has finally received an official release date on Prime Video. According to a press release, the reimagined version of the 1989 film starring Patrick Swayze will debut on March 21, with Jake Gyllenhaal in the leading role.

Interestingly, the film includes a UFC-related storyline, with several scenes involving Gyllenhaal filmed in front of a live crowd during the weekend of UFC 285 in March 2023.

Alongside the announcement of the release date, the first poster for the movie has surfaced, giving fans a glimpse of what to expect from this highly anticipated remake.

Directed by Doug Liman and with executive producers including JJ Hook, Alison Winter, Aaron Auch, and Paradigm Sports founder Audie Attar, “Road House” promises to be an adrenaline-fueled reimagining of the 80s cult classic. The film follows ex-UFC fighter Dalton (Jake Gyllenhaal) who takes a job as a bouncer at a roadhouse in the Florida Keys. However, he soon discovers that paradise is not all it seems.

Adding to the excitement, McGregor, who is set to make his UFC return this summer against Michael Chandler on June 29 in Las Vegas, will portray Dalton’s nemesis named Knox in the film.

With a runtime of one hour and 54 minutes, “Road House” is expected to captivate audiences with its thrilling storyline and high-octane action. Fans of mixed martial arts can discuss this exciting release and more content on the MMA Junkie Instagram page and YouTube channel.

The release of “Road House,” packed with star power and an intriguing UFC tie-in, is expected to generate significant buzz among both movie and MMA enthusiasts. As fans eagerly await its release, the film promises to deliver an entertaining and action-packed experience that appeals to a wide range of audiences.