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Official: Luke Bracey and Gerard Butler to Star in 'Point Break' Remake

February 25, 2014 (5:55 am) GMT
'G.I. Joe: Retaliation' star Bracey will play Johnny Utah, while 'Olympus Has Fallen' actor Butler will portray Bodhi.

The official cast for "" remake has finally been announced. "" actor and "" hunk are tapped to play the lead roles in the forthcoming reboot.

Bracey will portray Johnny Utah, an FBI agent played by in the original. Meanwhile, Butler boards the project to play Bodhi, a charismatic surfer previously portrayed by the late in the Kathryn Bigelow-directed film.

"" helmer Ericson Core, who is also the cinematographer behind "The Fast and the Furious" and "", will sit behind the lens. Kurt Wimmer ("", "") writes the screenplay.

The names of the main characters remain the same and so does the plot which will follow an FBI agent infiltrating a crime ring. But this remake will be set in the international world of extreme sports, instead of the Southern California surf scene like in the original.

Bracey will next be seen in spy thriller "November Man" and Nicholas Sparks adaptation "". As for Butler, his next projects include "" and "".

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