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Ronda Rousey to Remake Road House. Any Objections?

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I really hope this won’t ruin the sacred integrity of the cinematic classic that is the original, which gave us the classic phrase “Pain don’t hurt.”

Seriously, some things are sacred, but Road House already got a sequel that starred Johnathon Schaech (remember him?), so this franchise is far from untouchable. Good for Rousey – let’s have her remake all the Patrick Swayze movies if this works out. Dirty Dancing, Ghost…maybe skip Red DawnPoint Br…oops, too late on that one.

Will I believe she’s a true-life redneck like I believed Swayze? Will they find a suitable replacement for Terry Funk’s character? (Iron Sheik is probably available) I MUST KNOW! (Eventually.)

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Luke Y. Thompson has been writing professionally about movies and pop-culture since 1999, and has also been an actor in some extremely cheap culty and horror movies you will probably never hear much about (he is nonetheless mostly proud of them, as he met his wife on one). As editor of The Robot's Voice since 2012, he can take the blame for the majority of the site's content, all of which he creates because he loves you very, very much. (Although he loves nachos more. Sorry.) Prior to TRV, Luke wrote for publications that include the New Times LA, Los Angeles CityBeat, E! Online, OC Weekly, Geekweek, GeekChicDaily, The L.A. Times, The Village Voice, LA Weekly, and Nerdist