Jake Gyllenhaal to star in '
Jake Gyllenhaal is all set to star in a remake of a cult classic
, the movie will be "a reimagined take" on the 1989 film that starred Patrick Swayze. The
director Doug Liman will helm the project.
The project will be out on Amazon Prime.
is a homerun for us. Not only is it a nod to fans of the original, but it is also a big, fun, broad audience movie," said Jennifer Salke, head of Amazon Studios.
Billy Magnussen, Daniela Melchior, Gbemisola Ikumelo, and Lukas Gage are also a part of the project.
The film is set to shoot in the Dominican Republic later this month. Joel Silver is producing via his company, Silver Pictures. JJ Hook, Alison Winter and Aaron Auch will executive produce.
Plans for a remake with Gyllenhaal and Liman were first reported in 2021, with the project being developed by MGM
held the rights to the movie and had long considered the IP for remake potential.