Amazon Teases Upcoming Road House Remake Starring Ripped Jake Gyllenhaal

Posted December 24, 2023 by with 11 comments

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I have no idea why in god’s name anyone would want to remake 1989’s Road House (which starred Patrick Swayze), but Hollywood has been out of ideas for a long time now, so I guess it’s not a surprise. The good news is, the remake stars Jake Gyllenhaal looking like that, so I will be watching it, no matter what. Here’s the teaser video Amazon Prime just released for their slate of 2024 movies and TV shows, most of which look like complete crap:

You might recall that they were filming and doing promo for Road House earlier this year, as seen in the below tweets:

Side note: I realized a few months ago, after watching Donnie Darko for the first time, that Jake Gyllenhaal has been in some of my favorite movies of the last 25 years? If you haven’t already, check out any of these over the long holiday week: Donnie Darko, Lovely And Amazing, Zodiac, Prisoners, Nightcrawler, and last but not least, Nocturnal Animals. (I assume everyone has seen Brokeback Mountain.) Trailer for the incredible Nocturnal Animals, possibly the most underrated movie of the century, with the best ending to any movie in recent memory: