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Report: Conor McGregor to function in upcoming ‘Highway Home’ remake

Report: Conor McGregor to function in upcoming ‘Highway Home’ remake

Conor McGregor is about to make his Hollywood debut within the forthcoming remake of the favored 1989 Highway Home.

Per a report by Deadline, McGregor will star alongside Jake Gyllenhaal within the Prime Video reimagining of the Patrick Swayze basic which is to be directed by Doug Liman who has beforehand helmed the likes of ‘Swingers’, ‘The Bourne Id’, and ‘Fringe of Tomorrow’.

The remake will function Gyllenhaal as an ex-UFC fighter who’s employed as a bouncer at a tough Florida Keys bar, however who quickly finds a legal plot. McGregor’s function stays unknown however it’s understood he shall be taking part in an authentic character, and never showing as himself. The venture is about to enter manufacturing within the Dominican Republic this month and can later be launched on the Amazon Prime platform.

Deadline stories that a number of Hollywood producers have tried to persuade McGregor to hitch their initiatives however he hasn’t but discovered the proper match, however after watching the unique movie he took an interest within the function and mentioned it with producer Joel Silver — the producer of ‘The Matrix’ and ‘Deadly Weapon’ franchises, in addition to the Swayze-led authentic ‘Highway Home’.

McGregor has beforehand been seen on the silver display because the centrepiece of the profitable ‘Infamous’ documentary, and had beforehand turned down a task in Shane Black’s ‘Predator’.

“Conor McGregor could be very excited to increase his storied profession to Hollywood,” a consultant for McGregor mentioned, through Ariel Helwani. “Whereas combating stays his prime focus, that is the start of one other profitable enterprise within the McGregor empire. He’s desirous to get began filming.”

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