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Jake Gyllenhaal Is Remaking A Badass Patrick Swayze Movie For Amazon With One Of Tom Cruise’s Favorite Directors

Jake Gyllenhaal seems to be on a bit of a remake kick right now. His last two movies – Antoine Fuqua’s The Guilty and Michael Bay’s Ambulance – are both English-language versions of overseas films, and now the actor is set to tackle a redo of a beloved Patrick Swayze movie. Amazon Prime Video and […]

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Bruce Willis regrets not taking Patrick Swayze role in iconic 90s movie

Tonight, Friday, July 15, at 10:45pm, Bruce Willis hits ITV screens as the iconic Detective John McClane in Die Hard 2. But the same year that Die Hard 2 was released in cinemas, the incredible action hero passed on a role that would go on to define part of Swayze’s career. Willis was given the […]

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Patrick Swayze fought Star Wars actor for role that left him ‘in tears’

By 1990 the incredible Swayze was a household name. The American star had wowed cinema audiences in both Dirty Dancing and Roadhouse just a few years prior, but he was beginning to become a little picky with his roles. He didn’t want to continue playing the same characters over and over again. So when a […]

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Dirty Dancing feud: Patrick Swayze really hated the ending ‘Why would he choose her?’

It’s one of the greatest rom-com moments of all time, complete with the often-quoted line. Yet, it turns out that Johnny would have quite happily left Baby in the corner if the film’s leading man had anything to do with it. Swayze and Grey’s difficulties actually stayed long before the film shoot. They had starred […]

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Jennifer Grey reveals one thing she wishes she’d told Patrick Swayze: ‘I’m so sorry’

Dirty Dancing, which helped cement Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey as huge international stars, airs once again today on Channel 5, from 3pm. It follows the story of teenager Frances ‘Baby’ Houseman, played by Grey, as she arrived at a resort with her family in the earlier Sixties. Frances becomes tired of her family, and […]

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Patrick Swayze dragged from bloody set fight by nine men – ‘Thought we were going to die’

Road House: Patrick Swayze stars in trailer in 1989 Patrick Swayze wanted to make his films as realistic as possible. So when the final scene of the brutal 1989 movie Road House was being shot, he pulled his colleague to one side to have a word with him. Swayze’s character, James Dalton, had found himself […]

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Patrick Swayze went ‘through hell’ before death due to fatal cancer – what happened?

“Patrick, he hadn’t been feeling really well,” she reflected. “He’d been having some persistent stomach pain which, you know, we didn’t pay much attention to because he always had kind of a funky stomach. “And then one day he walked over to me and he says ‘hey, do my eyes look yellow?’ I looked at […]

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Patrick Swayze wife Lisa helped make film sex scene so strong his co-star ‘needed padding’

Swayze said: “Whether rewriting scripts or honing my performance, she and I have worked together on every movie I have ever done – she has an amazing ear for dialogue, a great sense of story and knows how to zero in on performance. “More importantly, she’s absolutely truthful, even if it’s something I don’t want […]

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Patrick Swayze Dirty Dancing ‘agony’ continued after Jennifer Grey tried to have him fired

Their bickering and love-hate relationship on screen is part of what makes the movie such an enduringly beloved romantic success. But by now it is also well-known that the two actors started off on the wrong foot and their relationship was often strained throughout the shoot, starting with her attempts to have him dropped from […]

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Keanu Reeves Movie ‘Point Break’ Almost Had a Sequel Without Him, but With Patrick Swayze

Many Keanu Reeves movies became franchises. Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure, The Matrix and John Wick all got multiple sequels. Even Speed also got one sequel that Reeves declined to star in. Point Break was on tap for a sequel, too, although Reeves would not have reprised the role of Johnny Utah but Patrick Swayze […]