A remake of Road House is a little questionable, but when you throw UFC badass Ronda Rousey into the role originated by Patrick Swayze, things get a bit interesting. And things just got a whole lot more interesting as the project has found an unlikely director in Nick Cassavetes, son of iconic director John Cassavetes and director of…The Notebook. Of all things.
Now that Ronda Rousey has officially dominated the UFC, she’s ready to put Hollywood in a submission hold next. The actress previously set up a biopic at Paramount that she also plans on starring in, and now comes word that she’s ready to take over a classic action movie. Rousey will reportedly star in a gender-swapped Road House remake where she’d take over for the late Patrick Swayze.
This past weekend Ronda Rousey continued to dominate the world of UFC fighting defeating challenger Bethe Correia with a devastating knockout in just 34 seconds. She may very well be the most dominate athlete in her sport. Hell, she might be the most dominate athlete in any sport. While she’s officially conquered the world of mixed martial arts, Rousey wants to next conquer Hollywood. After supporting roles in Furious 7 and Entourage, Rousey has signed on to star in a biopic about her own life for Paramount Pictures.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Lobbyists trying to make New York legalize mixed martial arts have brought their serious celebrity muscle in women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, who's in Albany between appearances on network television in Manhattan.
Ronda Rousey, arguably UFC's fastest rising star, will serve as one of the coaches on the next season of 'The Ultimate Fighter,' the reality-based competition show, UFC president Dana White said at UFC 158 in Montreal on Saturday night.
Ronda Rousey made Liz Carmouche submit via an arm bar late in the first round and won the UFC women’s bantamweight title at UFC 157 in Anaheim, Calif. on Saturday night. The match was the first-ever UFC women’s fight.
Rousey rallied for the win after surviving a near-submission when Carmouche had her in a rear naked choke hold earlier in the round...