mcgregor, a two-time champion who garnered international fame during his time with the UFC, se unirá al elenco de la 1989 nueva versión de acción dirigida por el director Doug Liman y el productor Joel Silver, Fecha límite informada.
“Conor McGregor is very excited to expand his storied career to Hollywood and join with Jake Gyllenhaal in this reimagining of ‘Road House,’ a beloved classic,” McGregor’s spokesperson Karen Kessler told the outlet.
The spokesperson said McGregor still has a desire to fight but is “eager” to join the film.
“While fighting remains his top focus, this is the beginning of another successful venture in the McGregor empire. He is eager to get started filming,” Kessler added.
McGregor’s exact role in the film has not yet been revealed, but he will reportedly portray an original character instead of playing himself.
McGregor is no stranger to stardom as his larger-than-life personality and unassailable trash-talking quickly made him a fan favorite in the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
The thrice-retired fighter’s ability to promote events and brew controversy made him a disruptor of the status quo and set him apart — in addition to his proficient striking — from his competition.
McGregor last fought in 2021 and has headlined UFC events since 2015, when he won his first championship.