Gerard Butler might take Swayze’s role in ‘Point Break’ remake

The Hollywood Reporter claims 300 star Gerard Butler is in final negotiations to star in a remake of cult ’90s action film Point Break. If negotiations are successful, Butler would play the movie’s bank-robbing antagonist Bodhi, a surfer-cum-bank robber previously played by Patrick Swayze.

Point Break told the melodramatic story of FBI agent (and former college football star) Johnny Utah — played by Keanu Reeves — who infiltrates a collective of south Californian surfers he suspects are secretly a group of mask-wearing bank robbers known as the “ex-Presidents.” The Hollywood Reporter says the remake would widen its scope from the surfing scene, instead taking place in the “international world of extreme sports.” Other plot elements,…

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