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Road House Sequel Starring Jake Gyllenhaal in the Works at Amazon

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Road House Sequel Starring Jake Gyllenhaal in the Works at Amazon
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Jake Gyllenhaal is ready to star in a Highway Home sequel introduced by Amazon MGM Studios on Tuesday.

Through the studio’s inaugural upfronts presentation, the sequel plans have been unveiled following the primary movie incomes practically 80 million worldwide viewers after debuting March 21 on Prime Video. Gyllenhaal will reprise his position as ex-UFC fighter Dalton.

“I’m so prepared, like I really like this character, I really like this world, I really like the factor that we’ve created, and I can’t wait to carry extra,” the Gyllenhaal instructed the upfonts presentation. Different plot particulars for the Highway Home sequel are being saved beneath wraps.

Amazon stated the remake of the 1989 motion basic, which starred Patrick Swayze, was its largest international film launch ever. And for the primary time for a function movie, Amazon reported 50 million viewers had watched the movie in its opening two weekends.

That made the venture Amazon MGM Studios’ most-watched produced movie debut ever on a worldwide foundation. Highway Home made headlines forward of its debut when director Doug Liman stated he would skip its South by Southwest premiere in protest of the movie not going to theaters.

He in the end acquiesced and was on-hand for the bow of the movie, which additionally made headlines when producer Joel Silver’s relationship with Amazon abruptly led to November forward of the debut, although he had already accomplished work on the movie.

It’s unclear if Liman can be concerned within the sequel, as no filmmaking offers are in place, in response to sources.

Gyllenhaal starred within the authentic movie as Dalton, who’s employed to be the bouncer of a bar within the Florida Keys.

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