Patrick Swayze dismisses Point Break comebackMay 29th, 2008 - 5:44 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 29 (ANI): Dirty Dancing star Patrick Swayze has denied rumours that he will be starring in the Point Break sequel.
The actor is surprised with the claims that he is taking time out from cancer treatment to star in a sequel to the 1991 surfing movie.
The screenplay, for the original movie, had been written by W. Peter Iliff, and he also penned a follow-up.
Iliff insists that Swayze will be reprising his role as bank-robbing surfer Bodhi and that co-star Keanu Reeves is set to play F.B.I. agent Johnny Utah.
“We always wanted Patrick to return. He’ll definitely be surfing,” Contactmusic quoted him as telling Us Weekly magazine.
The Ghost actor had been diagnosed with deadly pancreatic cancer last month (Apr08), but Iliff states that he is fighting the illness well.
“Things are going well, he’s fighting the good fight,” Iliff said.
Swayze on the other hand, issued a statement on Wednesday (28May08) that he is responding well to the cancer treatment, but as per his representative, he will not be taking part in the Point Break sequel. (ANI)
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