The remake of the 1989 cult classic “Road House” now has a director.┬áNick Cassavetes (The Notebook, John Q) will helm the Ronda Rousey led film at MGM.

The original “Road House” stared Patrick Swayze in the role of Dalton, a bouncer tasked with cleaning bar of unsavoury characters in Missouri, this leads to Swayze’s character locking horns with a corrupt businessman in order to protect the town.

In the remake UFC superstar Rousey will star in the Swayze role will also produce the project which is due to shoot in the first quarter of 2016.