Conor McGregor to Make His Acting Debut in Jake Gyllenhaal’s ‘Road House’ Remake

UFC Champion Conor McGregor knows how to use his fists, but now he’s about to try his hand at acting.

The Irish fighter will make his directorial debut on the big screen Doug LimanThe remake of the 1989 action movie “Road House,” which starred Patrick Swayze as a bar bouncer who discovers organized crime in Missouri.

The remake is executive produced by Joel Silver, whose past productions have included the “Matrixand “Lethal Weapon”. “Road House” will premiere on Amazon Premier at an unknown date alongside a possible theatrical release.

McGregor spokesperson Karen J. Kessler said the athlete is “very excited about expanding his career in Hollywood”, but this fight “remains his priority”.

“He can’t wait to start filming,” she added.

Production on “Road House” is set to begin in the Dominican Republic this month.