Right here we go once more. Deadline has reported that the Highway Home remake is shifting ahead as soon as extra with Jake Gyllenhaal in talks to star. Not solely that, however Doug Liman can be in talks to direct the remake.
The unique Highway Home starred Patrick Swayze as Dalton as a “cooler” employed to assist clear up The Double Deuce, one of many rowdiest bars in Missouri. The movie has develop into a cult favorite through the years and there have been various makes an attempt at remaking the film. Final we heard, Nick Cassavetes was set to write and direct a Highway Home remake that might have starred Rhonda Rousey, however that venture wound up falling aside. It’s not identified if this newest Highway Home venture will probably be a straight-up remake or a brand new tackle the idea, and it’s not sure if Jake Gyllenhaal will probably be taking part in Dalton or a brand new character.
Whereas I’m not sure if the world wants a Highway Home remake, I’ll prepared to offer the venture an opportunity. Each Jake Gyllenhaal and Doug Liman produce other tasks on their slates in the meanwhile, so even when they do signal on, we received’t be seeing something for some time. Gyllenhaal is about to star in Man Ritchie’s The Interpreter, whereas Liman is on the point of shoot his Everest venture. Producers are at present assembly with writers to sort out the earlier draft and the remake is being considered a “excessive precedence” at MGM. Jake Gyllenhaal was just lately seen starring in Antoine Fuqua’s The Responsible and can subsequent be seen alongside Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and Eiza González in Michael Bay’s Ambulance. The movie will hit theaters on February 18, 2022.