The answer to the eternal question of “Are we gonna jump, or just jerk each other off?” will soon be answered as Alcon Entertainment acquires the rights and the passion to remake Kathryn Bigelow’s Point Break.
The original starred the late, great Patrick Swayze as surfer guru Bodhi, Keanu Reeves and Gary Busey. Highly parodied, especially for its homoerotic subtext, it is questionable as to whether anybody could recreate the sheer action perfection of the original, especially without the presence of the incomparable Swayze.
As the press release notes, the film is being fast-tracked by Alcon Entertainment, the same people who are behind the recently announced Blade Runner follow-up with Ridley Scott. The film had long been rumoured for a sequel, but this news shows that the future of the franchise will be treading familiar water.
We’ll bring you more on this shocking news as it…er…breaks.