Edgar Ramirez to replace Gerard Butler in Point Break
Edgar Ramirez has taken on the role of Bodhi in a remake of 'Point Break' after Gerard Butler pulled out of the film.
The 37-year-old actor is in talks with production company Alcon over the role of Bodhi - a part originally played by 'Dirty Dancing' hunk Patrick Swayze in the classic 1991 surfer heist - after Gerard Butler pulled out at the last minute, reports Variety.
Producers had less than a month to find a replacement for the '300' star who exited the film over unnamed ''creative differences'' and conflicting schedules.
The 44-year-old actor - who is filming 'Olympus Has Fallen' in London this autumn - was unable to take part in the lengthy 'Point Break' shoot which begins in June and is expected to last several months in a number of international locations.
In a new twist, 'Point Break' will be updated from a surfer-scene setting to the world of extreme sports.