Jake Gyllenhaal, at UFC 285, movies ‘Road House’ remake
Ultimate Fighting Championship followers acquired a sneak peek at Jake Gyllenhaal’s subsequent movie at Saturday’s UFC 285 occasion — which doubled as a film set for an upcoming remake of 1989’s “Road House.”
Between actual fights at Las Vegas’ T-Mobile Arena, a ripped, shirtless Gyllenhaal entered the ring to shoot scenes in entrance of a stay crowd for the Amazon Prime Video characteristic about an ex-UFC fighter. Former UFC fighter Jay Hieron and double champion Conor McGregor — who’re additionally set to look within the new “Road House” — participated within the occasion as properly.
While filming a weigh-in scene, Gyllenhaal flexed his muscle mass for the viewers and acquired right into a scripted, bodily altercation with Hieron, who performs his rival within the motion flick. Footage from the event reveals Gyllenhaal staring down and swatting at Hieron as a part of the extreme sequence.
“I can’t even believe I trained six weeks for this s—, to fight this piece of s—,” Gyllenhaal says in character through the staged weigh-in. “Just gimme the belt now. Come on, motherf—, let’s go!”
Gyllenhaal and Hieron additionally faced off in the ring, pretending to dodge and pummel one another because the director referred to as out cues and the viewers went wild. Another clip from the occasion reveals a digital camera crew following Gyllenhaal as he strutted into the world carrying UFC warm-up gear.
Gyllenhaal isn’t any stranger to the ring (albeit of the square-shaped selection, not an Octagon), having performed a boxer within the 2015 Antoine Fuqua-directed drama “Southpaw.”
Directed by Doug Liman, the upcoming “Road House” film relies on the ‘80s cult basic of the identical title starring Patrick Swayze as a bar bouncer with a violent previous. Daniela Melchior and Billy Magnussen are additionally among the many forged of the “Road House” revival.
See extra behind-the-scenes pictures from UFC 285 beneath.