Conor McGregor will make his film debut opposite Jake Gyllenhaal street house.
The film is a remake of the eighties classic and is being produced for Prime Video.
The Bourne Identity‘s Doug Liman is set to direct the feature film, in which Gyllenhaal will play the role first played by Patrick Swayze in 1989 street house.
In the film, Gyllenhaal plays a former UFC fighter who works as a bouncer at a seedy truck stop in the Florida Keys.
meeting reports that while the exact details of McGregor’s role are still under wraps, he is believed to be playing an original character and not a version of himself.
Also starring in the project are Billy Magnussen, Daniela Melchior, Gbemisola Ikumelo, Lukas Gage, Hannah Love Lanier, Travis Van Winkle, BK Cannon, Arturo Castro, Dominique Columbus, Beau Knapp and Bob Menery.
street house will be McGregor’s first foray into feature films.
Last year, forbes ranked the Irish mixed martial artist as the highest paid athlete in the world.
meeting also reports that McGregor has been receiving lucrative Hollywood offers “for a while” but has been waiting for a project that is “suitable”.
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