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Old 01-11-2014, 02:51 AM  
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Gerard Butler in Talks for 'Point Break' Remake

Gerard Butler in Talks for 'Point Break' Remake (Exclusive)

The Scottish actor may be catching a wave in the remake of the 1991 Keanu Reeves-Patrick Swayze action movie, which will be directed by Ericson Core.

Gerard Butler is in final negotiations to star in Alconís remake of the early 1990s classic surf film Point Break.

The movie is eyeing a summer shoot with Ericson Core, the cinematographer behind 2001ís The Fast & the Furious and Daredevil, in the directorís chair.



Kurt Wimmer wrote the screenplay for the new film, which is set in the international world of extreme sports as opposed to the Southern California surf scene of the original. The plot of an FBI agent infiltrating a crime ring as well as the names of the principal characters remain the same.

Butler will play Bodhi, an expert extreme-sports athlete who seeks nirvana through the conquest of a series of athletic feats such as surfing 100-foot waves. He saves Johnny Utah, the undercover FBI agent, and brings him into the fold of international criminals. The part of Utah is not cast yet.



Patrick Swayze played the part in the 1991 movie directed by Kathryn Bigelow.

Broderick Johnson and Andrew Kosove are producing along with Michael DeLuca, John Baldecchi, Chris Taylor and Wimmer.

Break is likely to solidify Butlerís dance card for the year. He will first shoot Liongateís epic fantasy Gods of Egypt, which starts shooting in March, and close out the year with London Is Falling, the sequel to his surprise action hit Olympus Has Fallen.

This won't be the first time Butler has had to wear a wetsuit onscreen; he wore one in his role as real-life surfer Frosty Hesson in 2012's Chasing Mavericks.
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Old 01-11-2014, 05:50 PM   #16
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Old 01-11-2014, 05:56 PM   #17
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I thought it was pretty good. It was called Chasing Mavericks and it was the true story of surfing legend (or so I'm told) Jay Moriarity. The last line of the OP refers to it.
Agreed. Chasing Mavericks was good!
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Old 01-11-2014, 05:58 PM   #18
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I thought it was already remade?

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