Newswire: Ronda Rousey to step into Patrick Swayze’s mom jeans for a Road House reboot

It looks like MGM has finally found the right person to be nice until it’s time to not be nice. Variety reports UFC star and least embarrassing part of the Entourage movie Ronda Rousey has signed on to star in a remake of Road House. If you’re wondering if this means we’ll finally get a chance to see Rousey rip out a dude’s throat with her bare hands, the answer is, we damn well better.

The classic 1989 film (classic for a number of reasons, at least four of which involve Patrick Swayze’s high-waisted jeans) features Swayze as a philosophy-degree-wielding bouncer sent in to clean up a beyond-rowdy bar called The Double Deuce. Soon, however, he has protect more than that from Ben Gazzara’s corrupt businessman, whom—lest we forget—is fond of reminding people that he doesn’t like messy bleeders. Now that …

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