9 Sep 2015 13:25:49 PM
(For some reason I don’t see this scene carrying as much dramatic weight with a cast of all women.)
It appears that Ronda Rousey‘s Hollywood aspirations know no limits, Nation. In addition to her recent roles in Entourage, Fast and Furious 7, The Expendables 3, and a starring role in an upcoming biopic based on her autobiography, it appears that Rousey has also landed the lead in a gender-swapped remake of the Patrick Swayze classic, Roadhouse.
Variety has the scoop:
Sources say MGM is currently meeting with writers to pen the script with with no shortage of scribes getting in line for the opportunity to do so. Production set to begin in 2016.
Rousey thought the idea of starring in a remake was a great idea but wanted to be respectful when pursuing the project. Sources say Rousey recently reached out to Swayze’s widow, Lisa Niemi, to ask for her blessing to star in the remake, which insiders say Niemi gladly gave.
And with all due respect to Ms. Rousey, this is f*cking tragic.Read More DIGG THIS