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Movie CliffsNotes: Point Break (1991)

The POINT BREAK remake is heading our way later this month, for better or for worse, and what better time to revisit Kathryn Bigelow 's 1991 original starring Keanu Reeves , Patrick Swayze , Lori Petty , and Gary Busey ? Join host Matt Kerkhoff as he takes you deep into the crazier aspects of the now classic action film, from staring at butts, guns and surfing, and even a few...
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Edgar Ramirez Replacing Gerard Butler in Point Break Remake

Following the news that Gerard Butler dropped out of the upcoming remake of the action classic POINT BREAK , ZERO DARK THIRTY star Edgar Ramirez is now being eyed for the role originally played by Patrick Swayze . Alcon Entertainment co-founders and co-CEOs Broderick Johnson and Andrew Kosove stated: We consider Edgar one of the finest actors in the world today...
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Gerard Butler drops out of the Point Break remake

As the POINT BREAK reboot took some steps forward into production, it now will take some backwards as star Gerard Butler has dropped out of the production. Butler was set to take over the role of Bodhi, the surfing bank robber originally played by the late Patrick Swayze . Butler would have played opposite Luke Bracey who was cast in the Johnny Utah role played by Keanu Reeves in...
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Ray Winstone in talks to join Point Break remake; filming already underway

My Mom always said if you don't have anything nice to say, don't say anything at all. With that in mind, here's an update on Alcon's POINT BREAK remake. Variety has learned Ray Winstone is in negotiations to star as Johnny Utah's FBI partner in POINT BREAK, which was played by Gary Busey in the original. Luke Bracey will appear as Utah, and Gerard...
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Point Break remake finds its Johnny Utah to star alongside Gerard Butler

Hi, Ill be your captain when it comes to any and all POINT BREAK remake news. Not because I want to be, but for some reason the movie news gods seem to drop all the tidbits of this remake on my shift. Last month , we found out that Gerard Butler would attempt to fill the shoes once worn by Patrick Swayze as he stepped into the role of Bodhi. Then we heard that Keanu Reeves...
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Gerard Butler in final negotiations to play Bodhi in the remake of Point Break

You didn't forget about that POINT BREAK remake did you? No, you didn't. Well it looks like they already have one of the two main roles filled. Gerard Butler is in serious talks to take on the role once played by the late Patrick Swayze . I know that Swayze is hard to replace especially in a role like this one, but did they go for the right guy? Butler can surf. He's a cool...
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Count Keanu Reeves out of the Point Break remake

In case you forgot, Kathryn Bigelow 's POINT BREAK is still being remade by Ericson Core director of INVINCIBLE. Yeah, I know. Several of you were not pleased, and mentioned that the FAST & FURIOUS franchise was basically already a saturated remake of POINT BREAK. "Back off Warchild, seriously." One of the films stars from the 1991 action flick would rather not be involved...
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Invincible director Ericson Core to direct remake of Kathryn Bigelow's Point Break

100 percent pure bullshit! Yeah, we've heard rumblings of a POINT BREAK remake for a while now, with the likes of SPEED's Jan DeBont in the mix at one point, but now it appears that Alcon studios is pushing forward with the venture, hiring INVINCIBLE director Ericson Core to helm it. Kurt Wimmer (EQUILIBRIUM) wrote the script, which takes the "extreme" aspect of the original to the...
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