Which character is Conor McGregor playing

Conor McGregor will make his first foray into Hollywood with a role in a remake of the Patrick Swayze-starring 1989 classic, ‘Road House’. McGregor will be joined by Jake Gyllenhaal, who will play the movie’s protagonist.

The Irish superstar has been out of action since suffering a leg fracture in July 2021 during his fight against Dustin Poirier at UFC 264. However, McGregor has not been idle outside the octagon and has been heavily involved in the production process of the film.

According to reports, Gyllenhaal plays the main character in ‘Road House’, as a former UFC fighter who becomes a bouncer in a Florida Keys bar. While McGregor’s role is still unknown, it is reported that he will play an original character.

It is widely speculated that ‘Notorious’ was cast in the role of ‘Jimmy Reno’, played by Marshall Teague in the original, as the right-hand henchman of the movie’s antagonist.

Late last year, Conor McGregor shared a short visual of him getting some instructions, presumably before a take. In a post on Instagram, he wrote:

“This movie is wild! #Roadhouse.”

Check out the post below:

However, his role remains a mystery and only time will tell if Conor McGregor can replicate his legendary pay-per-view numbers at the Hollywood box office.

Behind-the-scenes of Conor McGregor and Jake Gyllenhaal-starring ‘Road House’ reboot

The biggest superstar in MMA is looking to taste some Hollywood stardom as he makes his silver screen acting debut in a remake of the 1989 classic ‘Road House’.

Earlier this month, fans were treated to some behind-the-scenes content of McGregor as he continued filming on set in the Dominican Republic. ‘Notorious’ has constantly posted updates of the production process on his social media handles and added fuel to the speculation.

McGregor tweeted these images with the caption:

“The Mac. The Movies.”

Check out some more pictures below:

McGregor is looking to make his return to the octagon this year and has tweeted his intentions to do so on numerous occasions. Michael Chandler seems to be the frontrunner for his first opponent back.

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