Jake Gyllenhaal In Talks to Star in ‘Road House’ Remake

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Pain don’t hurt, but sometimes remakes do. Apparently having run out of other things to remake or reboot, now it is Road House’s turn. The delightfully strange and intensely sincere 1989 action movie about the adventures of a philosophical bouncer at the most dangerous bar in America, Road House flopped in its theatrical release but became a cult classic on video and cable thanks to star Patrick Swayze’s utterly committed performance as Dalton, the world’s greatest “cooler” (basically a super-bouncer). The unique mixture of elements — Swayze, wild fight scenes, 1980s fashions, mullets — would …

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