Gerard Butler 'In Talks For Point Break Remake'
300 star apparently set to take on role made famous by Patrick Swayze...
Gerard Butler is reported to be in talks for a major role in the planned remake of surfing heist movieThe Hollywood Reporter to be in the frame for the role played by the latePatrick Swayze in the 1991 thriller.
THR writes: "The movie is eyeing a summer shoot with Ericson Core, the cinematographer behind 2001's The Fast & The Furious and Daredevil, in the director's 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 is contracted to shoot Lionsgate's fantasy epic Gods Of Egypt first.