UFC champion Conor McGregor is aware of the way to use his fists, however now he’s about to strive his hand at appearing.
The Irish fighter will make his silver-screen debut in director Doug Liman’s remake of the 1989 motion hit “Road House,” which starred Patrick Swayze as a bar bouncer who uncovers organized crime in Missouri.
The remake is being produced by Joel Silver, whose previous productions have included the “Matrix” and “Lethal Weapon” franchises. “Road House” will premiere on Amazon Prime at an unknown date alongside a possible theatrical launch.
McGregor spokeswoman Karen J. Kessler said the athlete is “very excited to expand his storied career to Hollywood” however that combating nonetheless “remains his top focus.”
“He is eager to get started filming,” she added.
Manufacturing for “Road House” is about to start within the Dominican Republic this month.