Conor McGregor will make his acting debut in the adaptation of Road House starring Jake Gyllenhaal.

Conor McGregor will be the acting debut project for the 1989 action film Road House . The UFC champion will reportedly play a fictional character rather than playing himself .

Washington, US, August 7: According to Deadline, McGregor will be the acting debut project for the 1989 action film, which will be starring Jake Gyllenhaal and producer Joel Silver.McGregor is a two-time champion who gained international recognition during his time with the UFC.Conor McGregor is extremely excited to extend his long-serving career to Hollywood and work alongside Jake Gyllenhaal in this reimagining of a beloved classic, said his spokesman Karen Kessler.McGregor is still a fighter but is eager to join the film.This is the start of yet another productive venture in the McGregor empire, though combat remains his top priority.

McGregor's exact role in the film has not been revealed, but he will reportedly play a fictional character rather than playing himself.The UFC champion is no stranger to stardom, as his large-than-life appearance and unassailable trash-talking quickly made him a fan favorite in the Ultimate Fighting Championship.McGregor last competed in 2021 and has headlined UFC events since 2015, when he won his first championship.The Road House remake reprises the 1989 movie in which Patrick Swayze, Kelly Lynch, Sam Elliot, Ben Gazzara, Jeff Healey, and Julie Michaels appeared.Gyllenhaal will play Billy Magnussen, Daniela Melchior, Hannah Love Lanier, Travis Van Winkle, and Lukas Gage in the forthcoming films, according to Fox News.