A perfect cut Jake Gyllenhaal Attendees of the UFC’s latest live event were treated to an unexpected sight last Saturday (March 4) when he filmed a fight scene from his future. House on the Road make again.
A day before UFC 285, Gyllenhaal and former UFC fighter Jay Heiron attended the official weighing ceremony. Giving a sneak peek at the film’s own weigh-in scene, the actors face each other before joining the a scripted argument where Gyllenhaal slapped Heiron.
Before the actual UFC event, Gyllenhaal stepped into the cage against Heiron for a House on the Road fight scene where Gyllenhaal hits his opponent with a flying knee and stabs him for a series of punches before the referee steps in to stop the fight.
on House on the Road remake, Gyllenhaal plays a retired UFC fighter named Elwood Dalton who takes a job as a bouncer at “a rough-and-tumble roadhouse in the Florida Keys, but soon discovers that not all is this tropical paradise.” .” It will be released on Prime Video at an as yet unknown date.
Joel Silver returns as producer after serving in the same role for the original, along with Doug Liman (The Bourne Identity) directing. UFC fighter Conor McGregor will appear in the movie, which stars Daniela Melchior, Billy Magnussen, Lukas Gage, and Billy Magnussen.
The original House on the Road was released in 1989 and starred the late Patrick Swayze as James Dalton, a bouncer with a philosophy degree hired to clean up the messy Double Deuce bar in small-town Missouri.
This isn’t Gyllenhaal’s first time in fighting form for a movie role. Back in 2015, he played a boxer looking for redemption in Antoine Fuqua’s Southpaw.