Rob Cohen, the man behind The Fast and the Furious, xXx and Alex Cross, has been tapped to direct a remake of Road House for MGM, EW confirmed Monday.
The 1989 original starred Patrick Swayze as a bouncer at a bar in Missouri. Rowdy Harrington directed the cult classic, which also featured Kelly Lynch, Ben Gazzara, and a particularly memorable Sam Elliott as the ever-quotable mentor Wade Garrett. Despite mixed reviews, Road House went on to gross more than $30 million domestically.
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