Sep 09, 2015 01:30 PM EST
Ronda Rousey to Star in Road House Reboot
Ronda Rousey, the UFC fighter and actress, will be starring in the upcoming reboot of the 1980s film, "Road House". Rousy will be playing the lead role, which was portrayed by Patrick Swayze in the orginal.
While excited about the new project, Rousey reached out to Swayze's widow, Lisa Niemi, to ask for her blessing. Niemi gladly obliged.
Rousey has starred in "Furious 7" and the "Entourage" movie, as well as last year's "The Expendables 3." She will also be busy with other upcoming roles in her biopic "My Fight/Your Fight" at Paramount, "The Athena Project" at Warner Bros. and the STX action pic "Mile 22".
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