Hollywood star Jake Gyllenhaal is looking more ripped than ever after fans witnessed him in the recent remake of the legendary film “Road House.” In a recent Instagram post revealed by RottenTomatoes originally from Amazon Studios on Thursday (December 22, 2023) Jake Gyllenhaal teased his stacked physique with a sneak peek into his latest project.
Given the various factors that shape a ripped physique, such as diet, recovery, training, and sleep, Gyllenhaal’s body transformation is even more impressive when you consider his busy schedule. The clip shared online shows Jake Gyllenhaal portraying the same character played by acting legend Patrick Swayze in the original “Road House.”
This version of the movie will see Gyllenhaal resume life as a retired UFC fighter, who takes an imposing job as a bouncer in the Florida Keys. His physique certainly matches the job description. Check it out below:
Actor Jake Gyllenhaal Continues to Flaunt Ripped Physique, Shows Off Build for Latest Movie Role
In a post shared by the RottenTomatoes Instagram account, fans were blown away by Gyllenhaal’s ripped build. Per the post, the remake of the classic Patrick Swayze movie will release on March 21 on Prime Video.
“Our first look at Jake Gyllenhaal in #RoadHouse.
The remake of the classic Patrick Swayze movie releases March 21 on Prime Video.” they wrote.
In addition to Jake Gyllenhaal, the “Road House” remake will feature former UFC two-division world champion Conor McGregor. The Irish star took on the venture and fans highly await his return to the octagon after he suffered a career-altering leg injury against Dustin Poirier. Jake and Conor appeared at UFC 285 in Las Vegas, Nevada earlier this year where fans watched Gyllenhaal shoot some live action scenes.
Gyllenhaal isn’t the only Hollywood heartthrob to undergo a dramatic physique transformation. Mark Wahlberg transformed his build for his role in “Father Stu” where he played a boxer-turned-priest. Aside from Wahlberg, Chris Hemsworth, one of Australia’s biggest stars, also endured a ripped transformation for his bulky roles as a mercenary in the “Extraction” series.
The “Road House” remake featuring Hollywood star Gyllenhaal and UFC’s Conor McGregor is directed by Go Helmer, Doug Liman, and co-stars Daniela Melchior and Lukas Gage. If Gyllenhaal’s body of work is an indication of what’s to come, fans are in for a treat in March.
Considering the lengths Jake Gyllenhaal went to for this movie role, the fanfare surrounding the motion picture continues to build. His physique looks every bit of a UFC fighter, perhaps having McGregor in his corner helped with the transformation.